Kyle Singhal is a partner of the law firm Hopwood & Singhal, PLLC. Kyle's legal practice consists primarily of federal appellate litigation (civil and criminal), criminal sentencing mitigation, and criminal justice matters. Kyle's federal sentencing mitigation work includes, for example, working with clients to navigate the Presentence Investigation Report process, drafting objections to the Presentence Investigation Report, and preparing sentencing submissions. Kyle's criminal appellate matters include challenges to federal wire-fraud convictions, § 924(c) enhancements, and Sentencing Guidelines calculations. Kyle has also litigated civil appeals.


Kyle earned his law degree, with highest honors, from the George Washington University Law School. While in law school, Kyle competed in and won the National Moot Court Competition, placing first among competitors from 175 law schools. Kyle also competed in and won the Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court, arguing in front of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. After law school, Kyle worked for the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project in Washington, DC, advocating on behalf of wrongly convicted state and federal prisoners. Kyle then served as a law clerk, first for Judge Danny J. Boggs on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and then for Judge John K. Bush on the same court.


Apart from his legal practice, Kyle teaches a Constitutional Law seminar every spring semester at the University of Louisville's Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. Kyle also teaches a bar exam support course for graduating students at the George Washington University Law School. And Kyle provides private tutoring for aspiring lawyers who have previously failed the bar exam and are attempting the exam a second or third time. Kyle lives with his wife Emilee and son Theodore. Kyle splits his time between coastal Maine and Washington, D.C.


+ Education

J.D., George Washington University, with highest honors

B.S.S., Ohio University, magna cum laude

+ Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

District of Columbia (D.C. Bar)

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (D.D.C.)


1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Suite 200

Washington, DC 20006

(202) 769-4080

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Kyle Singhal