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Kneitel, Jared
Direct Tel: +1 206 905 7075, Direct Fax: +1 206 905 7100
Tel: +1 206 905 7000 Fax: +1 206 905 7100

Jared Kneitel is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Seattle office. He joined the firm in 2020. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Jared was in-house intellectual property counsel to two technology companies; the lead civilian criminal defense counsel to foreign nationals detained at the United States Naval Station, Guantánamo Bay; a public defender in Brooklyn, New York for four years; Co-Counsel to the most senior military commander on trial at the United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone; and a patent attorney/agent at a premier intellectual property boutique law firm.

Jared is a Trustee for the New York City chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. He is also an Ironman finisher.

  • Fordham University, School of Law
    (J.D., 2005)
  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering
    (B.S., Electrical Engineering and Materials Science Engineering)
  • The State Bar of New York
  • The State Bar of Washington
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Spanish
  • United States Military Commissions
    • Defense Counsel, 2009-2016
  • Brooklyn Defender Services
    • Trial Attorney and Special Litigation Attorney, 2011-2015
  • United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone
    • Co-Counsel, 2006-2009
  • The Forgotten Dinner Guest: The "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" Standard in a Motion for a Judgment of Acquittal in a Federal Bench Trial, 36 Am. Jur. Trial Advocacy 35.
  • Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: An “Appropriate” Standard in a Non-Jury Trial Motion for a Trial Order of Dismissal, 26 Atticus 21.