Kimberly E. Wilkens focuses her practice on labor and employment matters.

Prior to joining Littler, Kimberly was an assistant corporation counsel in the Labor and Employment Division of the New York City Law Department. Kimberly acted as lead counsel in defense of the City of New York, agencies, and employees both in federal and state court single and multiplaintiff employment litigation matters. Notably, Kimberly worked on a large class action involving the New York City Fire Department. Her obligations included providing legal counseling and consulting to the FDNY on hiring, recruitment, and general employment policies.

During law school, Kimberly was editor in chief of the Journal of International Business and Law, and a Constitutional Law research assistant.


Awarded, Distinguished Service to the Law School

Maurice A. Deane School of Law


Recipient, Merit-based Scholarship

Maurice A. Deane School of Law


Champion, Queens District Attorney Trial Advocacy Competition

Hofstra Trial Advocacy Association


Recipient, Presidential Scholarship

Hofstra University

News, Analysis & Press

The True Cost of Selling Your Organs on Egypt’s Illegal Black Market

17.1 Hofstra J. of Int’L. Bus. & L., 267, 267-287


Speaking Engagements

Organizational Skills for Litigating Attorneys

New York City Law Department CLE


  • J.D., Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, 2019
  • B.A., Hofstra University, 2015summa cum laude, Honors College, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admission

New York


  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York