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Jennifer Kane is counsel in our Trial Practice Group, representing companies in the consumer products, medical device, pharmaceutical, and automotive sectors in high-profile, high-risk matters in federal and state venues across the country.  Admitted to the Bars of both Georgia and Florida, Jennifer has extensive experience in all phases of litigation, from discovery through mediation or trial.  She also has deep experience in litigation management, acting as national coordinating and strategic counsel for one of King & Spalding’s top consumer products clients.  In that role, Jennifer manages a docket of hundreds of cases in one of the company’s highest exposure jurisdictions, coordinating strategy with the client and other outside counsel, developing and controlling budgets, and overseeing the work of a team of case attorneys and paralegals. 

Credentials

J.D., Georgia State University

B.A., University of Central Florida

Florida

Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

Matters

Jurisdictional lead for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, managing hundreds of active and inactive cases in Miami-Dade County, one of Reynolds’s most active and highest exposure jurisdictions.

Defended Allergan in nationwide docket of personal injury cases involving allegations relating to a silk-derived mesh product.

Obtained dismissals on behalf of GlaxoSmithKline in White v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 538 F. Supp. 2d 1023 (W.D. Mich. 2008) and Vanderwerf v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 529 F. Supp. 2d 1294 (D. Kan. 2008), both wrongful death suits involving Paxil.

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Jurisdictional lead for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, managing hundreds of active and inactive cases in Miami-Dade County, one of Reynolds’s most active and highest exposure jurisdictions.

Defended Allergan in nationwide docket of personal injury cases involving allegations relating to a silk-derived mesh product.

Obtained dismissals on behalf of GlaxoSmithKline in White v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 538 F. Supp. 2d 1023 (W.D. Mich. 2008) and Vanderwerf v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 529 F. Supp. 2d 1294 (D. Kan. 2008), both wrongful death suits involving Paxil.

Counseled Brown Forman in nationwide litigation involving improper marketing and advertising claims.

Defended General Motors in airbag and safety belt litigation in Alabama and Georgia.

Served on trial team on behalf of several firearms manufacturers in NAACP v. AcuSport, Inc., 271 F. Supp. 2d 435 (E.D.N.Y. 2003), the second case of its type to ever proceed to trial and one of The National Law Journal's top 10 defense verdicts of 2003.

Matters

Jurisdictional lead for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, managing hundreds of active and inactive cases in Miami-Dade County, one of Reynolds’s most active and highest exposure jurisdictions.

Defended Allergan in nationwide docket of personal injury cases involving allegations relating to a silk-derived mesh product.

Obtained dismissals on behalf of GlaxoSmithKline in White v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 538 F. Supp. 2d 1023 (W.D. Mich. 2008) and Vanderwerf v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 529 F. Supp. 2d 1294 (D. Kan. 2008), both wrongful death suits involving Paxil.

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Matters

Jurisdictional lead for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, managing hundreds of active and inactive cases in Miami-Dade County, one of Reynolds’s most active and highest exposure jurisdictions.

Defended Allergan in nationwide docket of personal injury cases involving allegations relating to a silk-derived mesh product.

Obtained dismissals on behalf of GlaxoSmithKline in White v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 538 F. Supp. 2d 1023 (W.D. Mich. 2008) and Vanderwerf v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 529 F. Supp. 2d 1294 (D. Kan. 2008), both wrongful death suits involving Paxil.

Counseled Brown Forman in nationwide litigation involving improper marketing and advertising claims.

Defended General Motors in airbag and safety belt litigation in Alabama and Georgia.

Served on trial team on behalf of several firearms manufacturers in NAACP v. AcuSport, Inc., 271 F. Supp. 2d 435 (E.D.N.Y. 2003), the second case of its type to ever proceed to trial and one of The National Law Journal's top 10 defense verdicts of 2003.

Credentials

J.D., Georgia State University

B.A., University of Central Florida

Florida

Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association