Brianne J.Kendall


Irvine + 1.949.553.7521

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.


  • California hospitals successfully resolve claims against commercial insurerJones Day represented a large hospital system’s multiple California facilities in pursuing a commercial insurer's alleged failure to pay appropriately under the parties' Facility Participation Agreements.
  • Experian forecloses class and forensic discovery, precluding nationwide class claimsJones Day, on behalf of Experian Information Solutions, Inc., obtained dismissal of a motion to compel class and technical/forensic discovery of Experian’s computer systems in a nationwide class action.
  • Experian prevails on summary judgment, granted attorney’s fees in case involving serial plaintiffJones Day client Experian Information Solutions, Inc. prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in a credit reporting dispute.
  • Experian prevails on motion to dismiss/terminate arbitration proceedings before AAA and United States District Court confirmsOn December 26, 2017, Jones Day, on behalf of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. ("Experian"), obtained a complete dismissal and termination Order from Arbitrator Roland M. Cavalier of the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") of Plaintiff Brian Berger’s claims.
  • Experian obtains confirmation of final arbitration award in dispute with repeat litigantJones Day client Experian Information Solutions, Inc. obtained confirmation of a final arbitration award in its favor in a dispute brought by a repeat litigant alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
  • Payment processing company pursues trade secret cases against former sales representativesJones Day is representing a payment processing company that is prosecuting unfair competition and trade secret-type claims against former sales agents who used confidential pricing and customer information to lure away its customers on behalf of a competitor while still contracted with our client.
  • Jones Day achieves a settlement for pro bono client in an unlawful detainer actionIrvine associates Doug Clark, Brianne Jackson, and two summer associates achieved a favorable settlement for their pro bono client in an unlawful detainer action that was set for trial in Orange County Superior Court on July 21, six days after Jones Day was retained.