Kyle G Bates
Kyle G Bates
Kyle G. Bates is an associate attorney at Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns LLP. Kyle's practice focuses on complex litigation, with an emphasis on matters involving banking and employee benefits issues, as well as state and federal antitrust claims. Kyle also supports the representation of corporations and public entities in consumer financial services arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Kyle is admitted to practice before the state courts of California, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Kyle graduated with Honors from the American University Washington College of Law in 2014. From 2013 to 2014 Kyle was the Senior Articles Editor on the Administrative Law Review. While in law school Kyle published an article examining the ability of administrative agencies to regulate nationally despite adverse rulings in circuit and district courts entitled Uncharted Waters: How Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC v. Salazar Highlights Core Problems With Judicial Oversight of Agency Behavior. Kyle also represented the Washington College of Law in the 2013 Investment Arbitration Moot Court Competition in Frankfurt Germany, where he and his team finished as semi-finalists. Kyle received his Bachelor of Arts in Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies from Emory University in 2011.
Prior to joining Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns LLP, Kyle interned in the Washington, D.C. office of Baker & McKenzie LLP. He was also a judicial intern in the chambers of The Honorable Jennifer Walker Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.