Minnesota Lawyer Magazine authors a series called Breaking the Ice, in which it shines a spotlight on Minnesota lawyers, discussing their interests, passions, and various approaches to the practice of law. The magazine recently interviewed Blackwell Burke P.A. attorney, Brendan M. Kenny, who enjoys connecting his legal representation to clients’ business strategy in his national products liability practice. He also enjoys pouring through sources including public records, newspapers, union periodicals, and government bulletins to put cases in a broader context.
Get to know Brendan Kenny. Read the Minnesota Lawyer article.
About Brendan M. Kenny
Brendan M. Kenny’s national practice areas include toxic tort, products liability, and other complex litigation. Before joining the firm, Mr. Kenny was a deputy attorney general in the California Attorney General’s office in San Francisco. As a deputy attorney general, Mr. Kenny gained first-chair trial experience in complex litigation in federal court, wrote and argued dispositive motions, drafted mediation and settlement conference statements, took and defended depositions, and prepared all forms of trial documents, including motions in limine, jury instructions, voir dire questions, and verdict forms.
Mr. Kenny is the founder of the Twin Cities E-Discovery Forum. He is also an author for Lawyerist, has been repeatedly quoted on Law360, and he is a sought-after e-discovery writer and speaker.
About Blackwell Burke P.A.
Blackwell Burke is a certified minority-owned trial firm that represents corporate clients in high stakes class actions, mass torts, MDLs and commercial litigation, both at trial and on appeal. The firm has been repeatedly recognized as one of the top litigation defense firms in the country by BTI, Chambers, Best Lawyers and others. Benchmark Litigation named Blackwell Burke the Minnesota Firm of the Year for the past four consecutive years.