Education

  • Wake Forest University (B.A., 2005, magna cum laude)
  • The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2008, with honors)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Ms. Kenney has defended pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in state and federal courts across the country.  Her current practice focuses primarily on the defense of litigation involving an atypical antipsychotic medicine.  Previously, she defended cases in nationwide medical device litigation involving a hernia repair mesh and multidistrict litigation involving bisphosphonate drugs.

In defense of serial litigation involving pharmaceuticals, Ms. Kenney has authored a wide variety of motions and briefs, including summary judgment motions, Daubert motions to exclude both case-specific and litigation-wide experts, pretrial motions, and discovery motions.  She has also prepared corporate witnesses and expert witnesses for deposition and trial.  Ms. Kenney is actively involved in fact discovery in complex litigation matters, deposing fact witnesses, propounding and responding to written discovery requests, and coordinating litigation strategies with local counsel.  She has also been a key member of multiple trial teams where she handled all aspects of trial workup including pre-trial motions practice, legal research, witness preparation, and preparing direct and cross-examinations.

Ms. Kenney’s pro bono practice has included tutoring students at The S.E.E.D Charter School of Washington, D.C.  She was a member of The George Washington International Law Review and a Thurgood Marshall Scholar at The George Washington University Law School.  She is a graduate of the Firm’s 2007 Summer Associate program.

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