Vincent Giblin, as Special Counsel to KSF, is an experienced trial attorney and partner with DeCotiis Fitzpatrick Cole & Giblin LLP. Prior to his career in the private sector, Mr. Giblin served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of New Jersey. For his efforts at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Giblin received special recognition from the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was also bestowed with the 2002 Administrator’s Award, one of the highest honors by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, for his outstanding achievement in law enforcement. Trials that Mr. Giblin participated in include: United States v. Robert Kosch and Ravidath Ragbir, a wire fraud conspiracy involving fraudulent mortgage proceeds; United States v. Luis Cruz, a gang-related crack cocaine conspiracy; and Walsh v. Walsh, a minority shareholder action.
Mr. Giblin regularly appears as trial counsel in state and federal courts. Mr. Giblin handles complex federal litigation, white collar criminal defense, and compliance matters for private corporate and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Giblin has substantial experience with class action litigation including securities litigation, trade secret litigation, First Amendment issues, international business torts, and minority shareholder actions and bankruptcy-related litigation. Mr. Giblin currently serves as the outside general counsel for the International Union of Operating Engineers representing over 450,000 members nationally.
Mr. Giblin received a B.A. from Rutgers College in 1992 where he was a member of the Rutgers Intercollegiate Lacrosse Team. Following receiving his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1995, he served as a law clerk for the Hon. Clarkson S. Fisher, U.S.D.J. for the U.S. District Court of the District of New Jersey. Mr. Giblin is admitted to practice in New Jersey, and is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey, Southern District of New York, and District of Columbia.