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Jonathan S. Kitchen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Kitchen Law Group, a Professional Corporation
1630 Union St
San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: 415-407-3814
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2012 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1978
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Real Estate: Business
Languages Spoken: English, French
Attorney Profile

Having tried several cases in federal and state courts throughout the U.S. in various business matters, Jonathan S. Kitchen is the principal attorney at the Kitchen Law Group, PC, in San Francisco, California. He concentrates his practice on commercial and real estate litigation. Having represented both plaintiffs and defendants, he has immense experience litigating employment, securities, real estate, corporate and fraud cases as well as handling arbitrations and class actions. 

With a “Good” rating on Avvo, Mr. Kitchen is a dedicated and zealous advocate for his clients. He fights aggressively for their rights and liberties with a tenacious commitment to their needs. He is well known for his personalized attention, accessibility and responsiveness toward each client’s case, while also providing them with tailored and customized legal services.

Born and raised in England, Mr. Kitchen graduated with honors in law and politics from the Durham University in England and went on to pursue his LL.M. degree in the University of London in England. He obtained a master’s degree in law from the University of Cambridge in England, where he also received a Ph.D. in law. 

Additionally, Mr. Kitchen has a diploma in comparative law with great distinction from the European University. When he moved to the United States, he taught at Stanford Law School. Passionate about serving the legal community, Mr. Kitchen has memberships in The State Bar of California’s Litigation and International Sections, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers and the American Bar Association’s Litigation and Antitrust Sections. He is also a member of its Trial Evidence Committee. 

Having written extensively, Mr. Kitchen has authored two books and published several articles. Additionally, he regularly lectures on various legal topics in renowned associations. Honored for his exceptional legal work, Mr. Kitchen is named to the list of Top Attorneys in Northern California by the American Registry. He serves as a senior fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, an honorary society for trial lawyers. 

Mr. Kitchen is admitted to practice in the state of California and before the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 5th, 7th and 9th Circuits, the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California, the U.S. District Courts of Arizona and the U.S. District Courts of Colorado. 

Practice Areas
  • 80%Business Litigation
  • 20%Real Estate: Business


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005, 2012 - 2022

About Jonathan S. Kitchen

First Admitted: 1978, California

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Courts of Colorado
  • U.S. District Courts of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California
  • U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Fifth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court

Educational Background

  • University of Durham, BA (Honors) Law & Politics, 1970; University College, London, LL.M., 1971;  University of Cambridge MA, 1974,  Ph.D, 1976.
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Office Location for Jonathan S. Kitchen

1630 Union St
San Francisco, CA 94123

Phone: 415-407-3814

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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