Christina M. Kennedy

Orlando,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • ADA & FMLA Compliance
  • Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Discrimination, Harassment & Retaliation
  • Union/Employer Matters
  • Labor & Employment
  • Labor & Employment Class Actions
  • Reductions-in-Force
University Wake Forest University, B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 2005
Law SchoolUniversity of Miami School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2008 Order of the Coif, Senior Articles Editor for the University of Miami Law Review
Admitted2008, Florida; United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida; United States Appeals' Courts for the Fourth and Eleventh Circuits

Christina Kennedy is an associate and litigation attorney at Foley & Lardner LLP, where her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, class and collective actions, and employment litigation. She is a member of the firm's Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Labor & Employment Practices.

Ms. Kennedy has successfully represented clients in all phases of commercial disputes ranging from pre-litigation dispute resolution, litigation or arbitration of complex commercial claims and defenses, and negotiation of favorable settlements for clients.

Representative Experience
• Managing and conducting all phases of oral and written discovery in large-scale complex litigation and arbitration
• Litigating disputes on behalf of a nationwide hospitalist company and children's hospital for a wide range of complex commercial disputes
• Litigating class and collective actions on a nationwide basis on a variety of claims
• Successful representation of a nation-wide home builder in a multi-plaintiff action involving securities fraud and claims of unfair and deceptive trade practices
• Litigating labor and employment claims on a nation-wide basis before state and federal trial courts, administrative agencies such as the EEOC, and arbitration panels


Ms. Kennedy received her law degree from the University of Miami School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2008), where she was elected to the Order of the Coif, senior articles editor for the University of Miami Law Review, vice president of the Honor Council, and a member of the Center for Ethics and Public Service - Elder Law Project. In addition, she worked as a research assistant to a professor specializing in labor and employment law. During law school, she was a Kenny Nachwalter Scholar and a recipient of numerous merit scholarships, including the Deans' Merit and the Gail and Joseph Serota scholarships. She also participated in the litigation skills program where she was awarded "honors" in both pretrial and trial skills courses.

Ms. Kennedy received her bachelor's degree in political science, with minors in environmental and international studies, from the Wake Forest University (B.A., cum laude, 2005), where she studied abroad in Vienna, Austria.


Ms. Kennedy is admitted to practice in Florida and before the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and the United States Appeals' Courts for the Fourth and Eleventh Circuits.


Ms. Kennedy authored, "Minding the Liability Gap: American Contractors, Iraq, and the Outsourcing of Impunity," 62 U. Miami. L. Rev. 651 (2008). She is also the co-author of an article titled "Brussels muscle," that appeared in the January 22, 2010 issue of The Deal.


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Christina M. Kennedy

Suite 1800, 111 North Orange Avenue
OrlandoFL 32802


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