Kirsten Kennedy

Kristen Kennedy

Kristen Kennedy
New York
+1 212 459 7363
Kristen Kennedy is an associate in the firm’s Business Law department and a member of its Life Sciences group. Kristen represents clients across the life sciences and technology industries in a wide variety of corporate and transactional matters, with a focus on public and private capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, ATMs, and private placements. She also counsels clients on a wide array of corporate matters, including SEC reporting, securities law compliance, and corporate governance.

Professional Experience

While in law school, Kristen was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law and Policy. During law school, she worked as a research specialist for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and as an archivist for the American Civil Liberties Union. She previously served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kyrgyzstan.




Brooklyn Law School

(cum laude)


New York University


Queens College



  • New York


Author, “Copyright Infringement in Sound Recording: How Courts and Legislatures Can Get in Vogue in a Post-Ciccone World,” 25 J. L. & Pol'y 725, 2017