Benjamin S. Kagel is an associate in the Litigation Department of Morrison & Foerster’s San Diego office.
Before joining MoFo, Mr. Kagel served as a judicial extern to the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the Honorable Terry B. O’Rourke in the California Court of Appeal, 4th District, Division 1, and the Honorable Jill L. Burkhardt in the Southern District of California. Prior to attending law school, he also worked as a Litigation Clerk at a national law firm in Los Angeles and as a research intern at the Arms Control Association in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Kagel received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. During law school, Mr. Kagel served on the editorial board of the San Diego Law Review and worked as a research assistant to Professor Orly Lobel. He also competed as a national team member for the Appellate Moot Court Executive Board and participated in the 2016 McLennon Moot Court Competition at which he won the 1st Place Best Oralist Award.
Mr. Kagel received his B.A. in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a minor in global studies.
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