Kristin M. Cobb

Kristin M. Cobb

Associate, Litigation


Kristin Cobb represents multinational companies before federal and state courts in a variety of matters involving breach of contract, business torts, unfair competition, tortious interference, misappropriation of trade secrets, products liability, the False Claims Act and state consumer fraud laws.

Prior to joining Skadden, Ms. Cobb represented:

  • Monsanto Company in securing a unanimous defense verdict (reached after three hours of deliberations) following a five-week jury trial in Cook County, Illinois, against claims brought by four plaintiffs who alleged that they developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma after being exposed to Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer and fire-retardant additives known as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) made by the company
  • a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer at trial in nationwide litigation relating to opioid products
  • a multinational e-commerce company at trial regarding issues related to tax liability
  • a multinational aerospace and defense company in a litigation alleging claims for breach of contract and tortious interference
  • a U.S. retail corporation regarding insurance coverage for a settlement related to alleged claims for trademark infringement
  • a university regarding insurance coverage for a settlement related to alleged antitrust violations
  • a residential real estate brokerage in a litigation alleging breach of contract and misappropriation of proprietary information
  • an educational company in a litigation alleging claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract and patent infringement relating to an educational platform
  • a multinational dental implant manufacturer in a bankruptcy court litigation alleging, among other issues, trade secret misappropriation and breach of fiduciary duties
  • a foreign high-tech company in a litigation regarding trade secret misappropriation
  • several health care companies in federal and state False Claims Act litigation concerning sales and marketing practices



  • J.D., Duke Law School, 2014 (cum laude)
  • B.A., Duke University, 2009


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia


Law Clerk, Hon. Todd Hughes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2015-17)

Kristin M. Cobb