Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, NY
Steven M. Kayman is a partner in Proskauer’s Litigation Department. He focuses on intellectual property litigation but, in his 30-plus years of practice — all with Proskauer — he also has had extensive experience in litigating disputes involving securities, bankruptcies and workouts, real estate, employment, contracts and many other commercial matters. Steve founded Proskauer’s Non-Compete and Trade Secrets group and has served as a co-head of the group for many years. He also chaired Proskauer’s firmwide Technology Committee for eight years, with oversight responsibility for all of Proskauer’s information services, technology, knowledge management and practice support operations. Steve has particular experience and command in matters involving the movement of employees between competitors, the appropriation of trade secrets, employee raiding and liftouts, and agreements containing non-competes and other restrictive covenants.