Kaitlyn Tongalson

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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New York 10036 NY US

Kaitlyn A. Tongalson is an associate in the firm’s litigation group. Ms. Tongalson’s practice focuses on a variety of areas including bankruptcy litigation, investment funds litigation, and white collar defense. Ms. Tongalson received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2016, where she was Managing Editor of the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law. She graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University, Barnard College, with a B.A. in Political Science.

Representative Work:

  • Ms. Tongalson’s recent representations include:
    • Defending a multi-billion-dollar investment fund in class action litigation relating to control person and insider trading claims associated with alleged accounting fraud by a Korean-based semiconductor company
    • Representing pro bono clients in immigration and criminal justice proceedings
    • Defending various hedge funds in federal securities actions related to allegations of violations of Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
    • Advising the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Cumulus Media (In re Cumulus Media Inc., et al., No. 17-13381 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) through trial in federal bankruptcy court
    • Defending a prominent hedge fund in an investigation by the SEC and U.S. Attorney’s Office into possible insider trading


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2016
  • B.A., Barnard College, magna cum laude, 2012

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