Ruck A. Jimmy

Jimmy A. Ruck


  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 2019
    • Senior Editor, Stanford Law & Policy Review Journal
    • Co-President, Stanford Law Veterans Organization
    • Co-President, Stanford National Security & the Law Society
  • Stanford University, B.A., with honors, 2011


  • Law Clerk, Judge Allison H. Eid, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2019-2020


  • 2020, New York
  • 2021, District of Columbia

Jimmy A. Ruck represents both plaintiffs and defendants in trial and appellate courts.  At the trial level, he handles every phase of litigation, from the complaint stage to examining witnesses at trial.  At the appellate level, he has briefed in multiple courts of appeals and in the United States Supreme Court, and successfully argued a precedent-setting victory in a federal court of appeals.  Jimmy has particular experience with complex commercial disputes, securities, and antitrust litigation, representing clients in the financial, telecommunications, and technology industries.

Jimmy joined Kellogg Hansen as an associate in 2020.  Prior to joining the firm, Jimmy served as a law clerk to the Honorable Allison H. Eid on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.  Jimmy graduated from Stanford Law School, where he was Senior Editor for the Stanford Law & Policy Review Journal and Co-President of both the Stanford Law Veterans Organization and the Stanford National Security & the Law Society.  While at Stanford Law, he was awarded the Judge Thelton E. Henderson Prize for Outstanding Performance.  Prior to attending law school, he was a Captain in the U.S. Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment.  He deployed several times to combat zones and served as the head of intelligence for a Special Operations Task Force in Afghanistan.  Jimmy earned his undergraduate degree in History with honors in International Security Studies from Stanford University.