Kristen Klempner focuses her practice on emerging and start-up companies, securities law, corporate law and commercial matters. She counsels companies through all stages of their growth, including with respect to entity formation, structuring and governance, reorganization, organizational matters, financings, and mergers and acquisitions.



Kristen also has experience representing investors in debt and equity financing transactions, and advises clients as outside legal counsel with respect to general corporate and commercial matters, including employment and compensation arrangements, non-competition agreements, general business matters and commercial contracts.

Kristen has been named by Super Lawyers as a New York Metro Rising Star since 2018 and was named in Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2021 edition.


Brooklyn Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2014)

University of Michigan (B.A., 2006)

Bar Admissions

2015, New York

2014, New Jersey


15 Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Named as 2020 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

November 17, 2020

We are pleased to announce that 15 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Super Lawyers®, a national legal ranking. Attorneys were nominated by their peers and recognized for their outstanding professional achievement in several legal practice areas including business/corporate, business litigation, estate & probate, mergers & acquisitions, real estate,…

Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America

August 21, 2020

Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan has been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2021 edition. Several firm attorneys were listed in the Best Lawyers in America and in the inaugural Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch categories. Best Lawyers in America 2021 Philip Gross (Tax Law) Jeffrey B. Kolodny (Trusts & Estates) James R.…