The global law firm Jones Day announced today that Jennifer Kane has joined the Firm as of counsel in its Business & Tort Litigation Practice, based in Jones Day’s Atlanta Office.
Ms. Kane represents companies in the consumer products, medical device, pharmaceutical and automotive sectors in high-risk matters in federal and state venues nationwide. She has extensive experience in all phases of litigation, from discovery through mediation and trial, and is also skilled in litigation management, acting as a national coordinating attorney for large consumer products clients.
Ms. Kane joins a global team of Jones Day litigators who represent major companies and organizations in multi-district litigation, coordinated state proceedings, product liability cases, class actions and other “bet the company” business disputes.
“Jennifer’s experience with mass tort and product liability litigation is an excellent complement to a key strength of our global practice group,” said Stephanie Parker, Co-Leader of Jones Day’s Business & Tort Litigation Practice. “Her knowledge across multiple industries and both federal and state jurisdictions will be an asset to our clients.”
Ms. Kane has served on trial teams in dozens of high-stakes commercial disputes and was a key member of the team that was recognized for earning one of the National Law Journal’s “Top Defense Verdicts”.
“We are delighted that Jennifer has agreed to bring her rich litigation experience to our team,” said Al LaFiandra, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day’s Atlanta Office. “She has acted as a national coordinating attorney and strategic counsel on major product liability matters, where she has managed dockets of hundreds of cases nationwide. Having worked in the Atlanta legal community for two decades, we look forward to her contributions to Jones Day.”
Ms. Kane earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida and her law degree from Georgia State University.
Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 42 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.