Brianne Kendall represents institutional clients in a wide array of complex commercial litigation matters. Brianne also has significant experience in arbitration and consumer class action defense.
Brianne's practice has an emphasis on prosecuting and defending claims involving unfair competition, business torts, contract disputes, products liability, trade secrets misappropriation, consumer credit and protection, health care payor-provider disputes, and data privacy. She has participated in internal investigations and served as counsel of record on complicated business disputes and regulatory matters. Brianne is currently defending a major retailer against claims alleging that the distribution and sale of prescription opioids constitutes a public nuisance. Recently, following a merits hearing, Brianne obtained a favorable arbitration award against a demand seeking millions of dollars in alleged damages.
Brianne maintains an active pro bono practice. She recently served as trial counsel and obtained asylum on behalf of a client from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Brianne is currently representing the client's son in a derivative-asylum petition proceeding.
Brianne has published on a range of litigation-related topics, including class action settlement and certification. Prior to joining Jones Day, Brianne clerked for the Honorable James C. Mahan in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.
- July 2019
Trends Emerge Under Northern District’s Class Settlement Guidelines, Daily Journal
- University of Southern California (J.D. 2012; Senior Editor, Southern California Law Review; J.D./LL.M. Partnership Program; Christian Legal Society; B.A. in Communication and Political Science summa cum laude 2007; Phi Beta Kappa; Trojan Academic Scholarship; Dean's List); Universiteit van Amsterdam (Study abroad, Spring 2006)
- Law Clerk to the Honorable James C. Mahan, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada (2012-2013) and extern to the Honorable Andrew Guilford, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (2011) and to the Honorable Deborah C. Servino, Superior Court of California, Orange County (2010)