Jones Day's Kim Brown selected for City & State Pennsylvania's 2022 "Above and Beyond" list
City & State Pennsylvania has selected Kim Brown, a Jones Day partner in the Pittsburgh Office, for the 2022 "Above and Beyond" list of 40 women making a difference in Pennsylvania. Ms. Brown received this recognition for her leadership in the legal profession and for her significant contributions to the Firm and to the community, including in her capacity as Chair of the Pittsburgh Office's Diversity, Inclusion and Advancement Committee and for her work on the Firm's Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force.
The "Above and Beyond" award honors women who "blaze trails in typically male-dominated fields," "rise to the highest levels," and hold influential roles in their profession.
Ms. Brown has represented companies in business and tort litigation for more than 30 years. Her diverse practice includes experience in matters involving complex scientific, technological, and medical issues spanning a broad range of industries. She has tried cases to verdict before juries, judges, and arbitration panels, including as lead counsel in a three-month trial in Pennsylvania state court in which Jones Day obtained a $125.7 million verdict in a post-closing adjustment dispute involving the design and construction of a statewide communications system.
Ms. Brown is a Fellow of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, a former president and board member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, and has taught at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She serves on the Ohlbaum on the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence and Pennsylvania Civil Discovery advisory boards and on the Women's Leadership Council Regional Executive Committee of the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania.