Kyrylo (Kirill) Kovalenko is a law clerk in the Business Law Department at Goodwin. He started at the firm in 2021 and was a Summer Associate in 2020. Mr. Kovalenko concentrates his legal practice in representing founders, private equity firms and venture capital firms in general corporate matters, mergers & acquisitions and financings.

In addition to his billable work, Mr. Kovalenko participates in the Project Citizenship pro bono work, where he assists clients with the naturalization process.

Mr. Kovalenko’s application to the New York bar is pending; he is working under the supervision of the partners at Goodwin.





Professional Experience

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Kovalenko worked as a Staff Manager at a private Ambulatory Surgical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where he played a key role in helping the facility get re-accredited with the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

While attending law school, Mr. Kovalenko worked as a Summer Associate at a boutique healthcare collections law firm in Washington, D.C., where he also worked part-time throughout the Fall of his second year and throughout his entire third-year.

During the Spring of his second year of law school, Mr. Kovalenko externed at the D.C. Headquarters of the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he spent his time assisting the Cyber Unit of the Division of Enforcement in investigating financial fraud perpetrated through cyber means.






J.D., 2021
The George Washington University Law School
(with honors)
Dual B.A., Political Science and Philosophy, 2015
City University of New York, Brooklyn College





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