Kyle D. Stroup
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Kyle Stroup is an accomplished attorney who advises businesses and individuals to achieve their goals through strategic legal guidance and execution. As a vital member of KJK’s eCommerce, Litigation & Arbitration, and Esports, Media & Entertainment practice groups, Kyle leverages his experiences to provide tailored solutions for clients navigating complex legal landscapes.

A skilled eCommerce attorney, Kyle often represents brands in legal disputes against unauthorized resellers, employing a blend of litigation and internal policies to efficiently combat infringement and protect the brand’s reputation. Drawing from his experience in esports and brand protection, Kyle works with gamers to successfully safeguard their brand and maintain their reputations.

Kyle earned a Bachelor of Science in finance from Pennsylvania State University and a Juris Doctorate from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude and served as Submissions Editor for the Cleveland State Law Review. Kyle also played integral roles in the Entertainment and Sports Law Association during law school and then went on to coach its 2023 Tulane International Baseball Arbitration Competition team to a top 16 finish.

Prior to KJK, Kyle clerked at a mid-sized law firm in Cleveland and externed with the Honorable Judge David A. Ruiz, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

When he’s not practicing law, Kyle is an avid gamer and golfer. He also enjoys spending time outside with his dogs.

Representative Experience
  • Successfully managed and executed content removal strategies for a Twitch streamer, ensuring compliance with platform guidelines and protecting the streamer’s brand integrity.
  • Advocated on behalf of various brands in legal proceedings against unauthorized resellers, utilizing both litigation and internal policies to effectively combat infringement and safeguard brand reputation.
  • Provided comprehensive legal representation and guidance to small and medium-sized businesses navigating complex shareholder disputes, offering tailored solutions to resolve conflicts and protect their interests.


  • Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2023 –2024

Professional Affiliations

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Entertainment & Sports Law Association, Cleveland State University College of Law, 2023
    •  Team Coach, Finished in the Top 16
  • Cleveland State Law Review, 2017 – 2019
    • Submissions Editor, Summer 2018 – Spring 2019
  • Entertainment and Sports Law Association, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2016 – 2019
    • Secretary, 2016 – 2017
    • Vice President, 2017– 2019



  • Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 2019, summa cum laude
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S., Finance, 2011


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