Timothy (Tim) M. Kennedy manages all aspects of large discovery matters in response to litigation, and government and regulatory investigations, including assuring compliance with e-discovery obligations and planning and implementing cost-effective e-discovery processes. He has experience in collection, review and production of electronically stored information (ESI) in litigation and internal investigations, in matters involving corporate mergers, antitrust, securities, ERISA, trademark and patent infringement, tax controversy and health care litigation. Tim also devotes a substantial amount of time to pro bono efforts, including pursuing asylum claims on behalf of refugees and victims of domestic violence. He also has prepared and argued amici briefs and other submissions on behalf of several national legal aid associations.
Previously, Tim practiced commercial litigation, defending catastrophic injury claims against manufacturers and distributors of automotive, pharmaceutical and medical device, and industrial products. He also represented corporate clients in matters involving trademark infringement, class actions, employment litigation, toxic tort, environmental remediation, and maritime property damage and personal injury claims. In addition, Tim performed several document reviews involving pharmaceutical product liability, patent infringement, tax controversy and commercial litigation cases.
Worked on a case involving the first accepted use of predictive coding to respond to a Second Request issued by the Department of Justice regarding a proposed corporate merger, resulting in substantial reduction of the client’s time and expense related to the investigation, and accelerated merger approval
Chicago-Kent College of Law, JD, with honors, 1997
Northwestern University, BS, 1994
US District Court for the Central District of Illinois
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
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