Kyle E. Gray
Kyle Gray is a commercial litigator who works on matters for clients in various industries, including representations of higher education clients and natural gas pipeline companies. Kyle has experience handling pre-trial phases of litigation, including drafting pleadings, producing and reviewing discovery, researching complex legal issues, resolving discovery disputes, preparing and opposing pre-trial motions, and readying witnesses for depositions. Kyle has also been involved in various stages of appellate litigation, including the preparation of merits briefs.
Select Representations Include:
- Defense of a major private university in defense of claims for false advertising under the Lanham Act and various state law claims, including tortious interference with contract and unfair competition.
- Defense of a major private university against claims for deliberate indifference under Title IX, breach of contract, and negligent retention.
- A mining and minerals industry client’s pursuit of CERCLA contribution claims for costs of cleanup of lead, arsenic and cadmium in soil on residential properties alleged to have been caused by historical zinc smelting operations in Oklahoma.
Interstate Pipeline Development
- Interstate natural gas pipeline companies in federal appeals of Clean Water Act Section 401 water quality certifications issued by state agencies and Clean Water Act Section 404 permits issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
- Interstate natural gas pipeline company in requests for rehearing of Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
A graduate of Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Kyle served as student counsel in the school’s Appellate Litigation Clinic, where he gained experience with work on a federal habeas petition and presented oral argument in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He was also a pro bono intern for the Pennsylvania Innocence Project. During his time as a summer associate for Saul Ewing, he supported associates and partners in their commercial litigation work. Kyle was also a judicial intern for Judge Robert B. Kugler in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
During law school, Kyle was a teaching assistant for a class on torts and he provided editorial and research assistance for the book Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Justice by Adam Benforado.
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