Kaitlin J.Kline (Kaity)

Associate

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7069

Kaity Kline's practice focuses on complex civil litigation and product liability defense in state and federal courts. She has experience in many aspects of discovery and trial preparation, including taking depositions, drafting and arguing motions, conducting legal research, preparing expert and fact witness cross-examinations, and preparing expert witnesses. Kaity is currently involved in Jones Day's defense of the Engle progeny smoking and health lawsuits brought against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. She has been a member of multiple trial teams in federal and state cases tried to verdict.

Experience

  • R.J. Reynolds wins complete defense verdict in Jones wrongful death lawsuitOn August 23, 2017, after a trial lasting more than three weeks, a state court jury in Vero Beach, Florida returned a unanimous defense verdict in favor of Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a wrongful death lawsuit.
  • R.J. Reynolds wins complete defense verdict in Durrance "Engle progeny" trialOn February 8, 2017, Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company received a complete defense verdict in a wrongful death action.
  • R.J. Reynolds wins jury verdict in Kloppenburg "Engle progeny" trialOn November 14, 2016, following 10 days of trial, a jury in Naples, Florida returned a complete defense verdict for Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a personal injury action.
  • R.J. Reynolds wins jury verdict in Coursey "Engle progeny" trialOn August 25, 2016, following nine days of trial, a jury in Deland, Florida returned a verdict in favor of Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a personal injury action.
  • R.J. Reynolds wins jury verdict in Dupre "Engle progeny" trialJones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company obtained a complete defense verdict in an "Engle progeny" case in which the plaintiff alleged her husband, Richard Dupre, had died at age 45 due to being addicted to R.J. Reynolds' cigarettes.
  • R.J. Reynolds wins jury verdict in Gamble ''Engle progeny'' lawsuitOn March 8, 2016, following an 11-day trial and less than one hour of deliberation, a jury in Jacksonville, Florida returned a verdict in favor of Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in an "Engle progeny" lawsuit.
  • R.J. Reynolds wins jury verdict in Gordon ''Engle progeny'' trialOn October 5, 2015, a jury in Punta Gorda, Florida returned a verdict favorable to Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company following 10 days of trial and approximately 4 hours of deliberation in an "Engle progeny" lawsuit.
  • R.J. Reynolds successfully defends multimillion dollar wrongful death actionIn February of 2015, Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company successfully defended an "Engle progeny" lawsuit.
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