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J. Todd Kennard
Of Counsel


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  • Harvard University (J.D. cum laude 1997; Olin Prize Winner in Law & Economics; M.P.P. 1994, Kennedy School of Government); U.S. Military Academy, West Point (B.S. 1988; Distinguished Graduate)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio, Eastern District of Wisconsin, and Central District of Illinois; and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Government Service

  • Staff member on Capitol Hill to U.S. Senator Phil Gramm (1991-1992) and officer, U.S. Army, including service in a forward deployed tank battalion (1988-1991)

With more than 20 years of experience at Jones Day, Todd Kennard provides clients with strategic counseling and advice and has served as chief trial counsel before federal and state trial and appellate courts, including administrative proceedings. Todd has handled many privacy and data security matters, including class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). He also has handled other matters involving data breach responses (including forensic investigation) and breach notification and best practices and other privacy matters, as well as RICO and class action cases. Todd frequently speaks and writes on matters related to these issues.

Todd has taken and defended more than 100 depositions, including many expert depositions. He has taken graduate level statistics and econometrics courses and taken depositions involving those issues.

Todd is a graduate of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He is the Pro Bono Coordinator of the Columbus Office and serves on the board of The Legal Aid Society of Columbus.

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