Kimberly Kalmanson

Kimberly Kalmanson

Lawyering is not just a job. My clients and their cases… their goals become my goals. They become a part of who I am.”

Kimberly Kalmanson

Kim is a commercial litigator, focusing primarily on contract, fraud, and securities disputes. But she also handles a variety of employment cases involving discrimination and harassment, as well as wage and hour claims. Additionally, Kim acts as general counsel to small to mid-sized companies, providing ad hoc legal advice, contract review and negotiation.

So how does she do it? Kim leverages her big-firm experience to successfully resolve cases against major companies, providing accessible, client-focused legal services with a personal touch. Previously, at Labaton Sucharow, LLP, Kim prosecuted and managed complex securities fraud cases against national and international companies and focused on residential mortgage-backed securities and the subprime mortgage lending and securitization industries. Prior to that, as an associate at Dentons US LLP, her work centered on commercial and business litigation, complex civil litigation, and white collar criminal and government investigations work.

Professional Admissions

  • New York State
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
  • Columbia University, Columbia College, B.A.


  • New York Metro SuperLawyer, 2024
  • New York Metro SuperLawyer, 2023
  • New York Metro SuperLawyer, 2022
  • New York Metro SuperLawyer, 2021
  • New York Metro SuperLawyer, 2020
  • Member of Lawyers of Distinction, 2022
  • Member of Lawyers of Distinction, 2021
  • Member of Lawyers of Distinction, 2020
  • SuperLawyers: New York Metro Rising Star, 2019
  • SuperLawyers: New York Metro Rising Star, 2018
  • SuperLawyers: New York Metro Rising Star,  2017
  • Recognized as a Top Woman in Faculty by Lawline, 2017


  • The Real Cost of Mandatory Arbitration, by Randi Cohen and Kimberly Kalmanson – New York Law Journal, November, 2019
  • Class Action/Mandatory Arbitration Provisions a Key TCCWNA Defense for Online Retailers, by Deborah Renner and Kimberly Kalmanson – Feb. 15, 2017
  • TCCWNA Class Claims and the Continuing Question of Article III Standing, by Deborah Renner and Kimberly Kalmanson – – Dec. 15, 2016
  • Online Sellers Beware: New Jersey’s Consumer Contract Statute Casts a Broad Net, by Deborah Renner and Kimberly Kalmanson – – October 27, 2016
  • “Intended Loss” Means … Intended Loss, by Michelle Shapiro and Kimberly Kalmanson, November 07, 2011
Kim and Randi at Kalmanson Cohen have been a great resource for my company as we've grown. We rely on them for everything from reviewing contracts to providing advice on employment-related matters.
– Cameron H