R. Craig Kitchen

R. Craig Kitchen
rckitchen@masseygail.com

Massey & Gail LLP
The Wharf
1000 Maine Ave. SW
Suite 450
Washington, D.C. 20024

Office: 202.652.4511
Direct: 202.539.1584

Craig Kitchen graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2012, where he was an Editor for both the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology and the Harvard International Law Journal. After law school, he clerked for Judge Patricia Millett of the D.C. Circuit and for Judge Paul J. Watford of the Ninth Circuit. Prior to joining Massey & Gail, Craig worked at Hogan Lovells on complex federal appeals involving a broad spectrum of legal issues in both the Supreme Court and the courts of appeals.

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude

Clerkship

  • The Honorable Patricia Millet, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
  • The Honorable Paul J. Watford, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • California

Publications

  • Negative Lawmaking Delegations: Constitutional Structure and Delegations to the Executive of Discretionary Authority to Amend, Waive, and Cancel Statutory Text, 40 Hastings Const. L.Q. 525 (2013)

Representative Matters

  • Drafted summary judgment briefing in case contending that government unlawfully withheld $27 million from insolvent insurer.
  • Drafted sections of brief for Supreme Court case on standard of review for awards of attorneys’ fees under the Patent Act’s fee-shifting provision.
  • Successfully briefed D.C. Circuit case of first impression on the Foreign Government Entity Exception to the Freedom of Information Act.
  • Drafted sections of brief for D.C. Circuit case involving multi-billion dollar bidding credits for designated entities seeking spectrum licenses before the Federal Communications Commission.