Dylan Cowit

Dylan Cowit


  • B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2016
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2019


  • Forum & Features Editor, Yale Law Journal


  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • New York

Dylan Cowit is an associate at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP.

Dylan is a graduate of Yale Law School, where he was a Forum & Features Editor of the Yale Law Journal and a New Student Representative for OutLaws, the law school’s LGBT student group. He was a member of the Housing Clinic of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization, where he worked on developing litigation to challenge racially discriminatory housing practices in Connecticut. He also served as a research assistant for Professor Reva Siegel on issues of equal protection law and federal antidiscrimination law. While in law school, Dylan interned for Virginia’s Solicitor General and for two Washington, D.C.-based law firms.

Prior to law school, Dylan graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University in 2016 with a B.A. in History. His thesis analyzed how the Supreme Court repurposed its conception of strict scrutiny from the 1930s through the 1980s.

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Published on: June 29, 2020

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Files Amicus Brief Supporting Critical Public Health Measures for People Detained by ICE

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP and Public Counsel have been on the front lines of fighting to make ICE respect constitutional rights during the pandemic. In March, Kaplan Hecker & Fink and Public... Read More
Published on: April 29, 2020

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Files Amicus Brief Urging Correction of Constitutional Violations by ICE

This afternoon, Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP partnered with @Public Counsel to file a Ninth Circuit amicus brief identifying outrageous constitutional violations by ICE at the Adelanto Detention... Read More
Published on: April 14, 2020

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Secures Release of Another Client Detained by ICE

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP continues to fight for our clients held in ICE detention.  Just over two weeks ago, we secured an emergency judicial order requiring that two of our clients be released.... Read More