William E Kalema

Associate, New York

William E Kalema

Associate, New York

William Kalema’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in a number of areas, including contracts, bankruptcy, and insurance disputes. He also represents companies and individuals in white collar investigations. Super Lawyers has named William as a 2021 Rising Star for Business Litigation in New York.

Prior to joining Cohen & Gresser, William was a litigation associate at Latham & Watkins LLP in New York. He previously worked as an analyst at Pan African Capital Group LLC in Washington, D.C.

William graduated from Yale Law School and served as Features Editor for the Yale Journal of International Law. As a Fulbright Scholar, he earned a Master of Philosophy in African Studies from Kings College, University of Cambridge. He received his Bachelor’s Degree, Phi Beta Kappa, from Northwestern University.

William Kalema’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in a number of areas, including contracts, bankruptcy, and insurance disputes. He also represents companies and…

Education

Yale Law School (J.D. 2015); Kings College, University of Cambridge (M.Phil. 2012); Northwestern University (B.A., with honors, 2010)

Bar Admissions

New York State

Cohen & Gresser is pleased to announce that 38 of the firm's New York and Washington D.C.­based attorneys have been named to the 2021 Super Lawyers List across a wide range of practice areas. C&G co­founder Mark S Cohen and partners Jonathan S Abernethy and Daniel H Tabak have also been named to the Super Lawyers list of the top 100 lawyers in the New York metropolitan area, and partner Karen H Bromberg has been recognized as one of the top 50 women lawyers in the New York metropolitan area.

Super Lawyers ranks outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected as Super Lawyers, and only 2.5 percent are selected as Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers

Jonathan S Abernethy: Criminal Defense: White Collar
Kwaku Andoh: Mergers & Acquisitions
Elizabeth Bernhardt: Business Litigation
Thomas E Bezanson: Personal Injury – Products: Defense
Colin C Bridge: Criminal Defense: White Collar
Karen H Bromberg: Intellectual Property
Jason Brown: Criminal Defense: White Collar
Damir Cefo: Intellectual Property Litigation
Joanna K Chan: Securities Litigation
Mark S Cohen: Business Litigation
S Gale Dick: Business Litigation
Christian R Everdell: Criminal Defense: White Collar
Lawrence T Gresser: Business Litigation
Oliver S Haker: Business Litigation
Johannes Jonas: Mergers & Acquisitions
Nicholas J Kaiser: Real Estate
Jeffrey I. Lang: Business Litigation
Melissa H Maxman: Antitrust Litigation
Ellen Paltiel: General Litigation
Nathaniel P T Read: Business Litigation
Bonnie J Roe: Securities & Corporate Finance
Stephen M Sinaiko: Business Litigation
C Evan Stewart: Securities Litigation
Daniel H Tabak: Business Litigation
Scott D Thomson: Business Litigation
Alexandra Wald: Business Litigation
Ronald F Wick: Antitrust Litigation

Rising Stars

Luke Appling: Civil Litigation
Sharon L Barbour: Criminal Defense: White Collar
Drew S Dean: General Litigation
William Kalema: Business Litigation
Sophia Soejung Kim: Criminal Defense: White Collar
Sri Kuehnlenz: Civil Litigation
Winnifred A Lewis: Securities Litigation
Marvin J Lowenthal: Criminal Defense: White Collar
Barbara K Luse: Criminal Defense: White Collar
Matthew V Povolny: Business Litigation
Benjamin Zhu: Criminal Defense: White Collar