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Tara Kennedy represents clients in commercial litigation and employment arbitration and advises them on federal and state regulations. She has defended clients in employment and contractual disputes, managed discovery responses, and assisted in internal investigations. She also regularly analyzes client information and practices to assess regulatory compliance and liability risks. Tara has worked with companies in a range of industries, including food and beverage manufacturing, health care, technology, apparel production, and professional sports.

Tara also maintains an active pro bono practice focused on representing Central American clients in defensive asylum proceedings.

Tara worked in apparel merchandising for Target Corporation prior to attending law school.


  • Major U.S. investment company assesses cross-border regulatory compliance of newly-acquired Italian companyJones Day successfully assisted a major U.S. investment company in assessing cross-border regulatory compliance of a newly-acquired Italian company in the global food and beverage industry.