Katy Kennedy graduated from Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law in 2008 where she graduated magna cum laude, was a William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar and was inducted into the Order of Barristers. While in law school, Ms. Kennedy was a member of the Loyola Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Executive Board where she coached two teams: one that won first place in the Information Technology and Privacy Moot Court Competition at Vanderbilt University Law School. Ms. Kennedy was also a judicial extern for the Honorable Fredericka Homberg Wicker. In conjunction with this externship, Ms. Kennedy presented at a seminar on domestic issues chaired by Judge Wicker entitled The “Grimm” Truth of Post-Katrina Domestic Issues.

Ms. Kennedy is an associate of the firm and has experience representing clients in both state and federal court. Ms. Kennedy specializes in litigation and her practice areas include personal injury, toxic torts, class actions and mass torts, construction law, surety defense, commercial law, insurance defense and various other areas. Ms. Kennedy is a Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation and a member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association and Bar Association of the Fifth Circuit. She is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Louisiana.

Representative Cases:

Hill v. Exxon Mobil Corp., et al, Docket No. 11-1786 (E.D. La. Jan. 2, 2013).

Patterson, et al v. Radiator Specialty Co., et al, Docket No. 10-2007 (E.D. La. May 2, 2012).

U.S. ex rel T&C Dirtworks, Inc. v. L&S-Ck&Y, et al, Docket No. 10-985 (E.D. La. March 28, 2011).

SWC Services, LLC v. Echelon Construction Services, LLC, et al, Docket No. 10-1113 (La. App. 1 Cir. 2/11/2011).