Kara F. Kennedy

Kara F. Kennedy


Alston & Bird LLP

Recognized since 2021

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

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Kara Kennedy is counsel on Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Team. Kara represents clients in state and federal courts across the country and has experience with a wide range of litigation matters, including complex commercial litigation, consumer class actions, antitrust, products liability, internal investigations and insurance coverage disputes. She focuses her practice on consumer fraud class actions, with a particular emphasis on strategies for organizing and managing complex multidistrict litigation and structuring class settlements that will withstand judicial scrutiny. Kara also has significant experience handling contract and tort cases involving automotive industry clients and representing Japanese companies and their U.S. subsidiaries.

Kara received her J.D. from the University of Virginia, where she served on the editorial board of the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law and was a quarterfinalist in the National First Amendment Moot Court Competition. Before graduating, she interned with the Honorable C. Christopher Hagy of the Northern District of Georgia. Kara received her B.A. from Wesleyan University, where she majored in psychology. While in college, she interned with the Honorable James W. Oxendine of the Superior Court of Gwinnett County, Georgia.

Location

  • One Atlantic Center, Suite 4900
    1201 West Peachtree Street
    Atlanta, GA 30309-3424

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Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

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