Mr. Kennedy, an associate at the Minto Law Group, focuses on helping clients vigorously pursue their rights in employment and civil rights matters. He has represented clients in numerous litigation proceedings before federal and state courts, administrative agencies, and in mediations. Mr. Kennedy’s experience includes disputes involving discrimination, retaliation, and harassment under Title VII, ADEA, FMLA, ADA (including failure to provide reasonable accommodations), and state statutory and common law claims. In addition to litigating on behalf of his clients, Mr. Kennedy also advises clients on issues surrounding non-compete and confidentiality agreements, severance packages, and employment policies, among other employment-related issues.
Following law school, Mr. Kennedy began as a litigation associate at the Manhattan office of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, working on mortgage-backed securities matters. After Cadwalader, he defended the rights of New Yorkers in foreclosure for The Legal Aid Society, successfully helping numerous individuals save their homes. Mr. Kennedy brings to his clients the experience gained from years litigating in New York City’s fast-paced and high-pressure legal environment.
Mr. Kennedy received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating summa cum laude in 2006. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where he received his J.D. in 2009, graduating magna cum laude. In law school, Mr. Kennedy was a member of Pitt’s Law Review, and was awarded membership in the Order of the Coif as a graduate in the top 10% of his class, finishing among the highest five individuals.
In his community, Mr. Kennedy serves as a board member of the Greenfield Community Association and the Pennsylvania Resources Council, with the goal of improving the quality of life in his community and protecting Pennsylvania’s environment. Mr. Kennedy is an avid scuba diver and traveler and trains in Muay Thai.Printable Version