Kosta is an experienced trial lawyer with a record of success in civil and criminal cases. As a partner with Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz, he led a trial team that obtained a complete defense verdict for the NCAA in a highly-publicized defamation case arising from the Reggie Bush scandal. He also represented Facebook in a high-stakes federal trial about purported trade secrets in virtual reality technology. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, where he won convictions at trial in a broad range of white collar cases. Kosta began his legal career by clerking for the Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr. on the Supreme Court and the D.C. Circuit.
On average, Kosta has tried one complex case per year every year since 2007. He has received several recognitions in recent years, including the National Law Journal’s “DC Rising Star” (2017), a Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance (2016), and an Assistant Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service (2015).
National Law Journal D.C. Rising Star 2017