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Kearney, Kevin Associate

Kearney, Kevin Associate

Practice Focus

Kevin Kearney represents clients in litigation with an emphasis on intellectual property, cyberliability and advertising matters. He also assists in providing counseling on cyberspace and electronic technology issues.

He is skilled in researching, analyzing and summarizing case law, drafting memoranda and briefs, and preparing pleadings on various legal issues.

Professional Background

Kevin joined Tressler LLP as an associate in September 2013. He previously was a law clerk with the firm from June 2012 to April 2013. In this role, he assisted attorneys with a variety of cases, with a focus on trademark infringement, cyberliability, employment arbitration and municipal liability litigation. He was also involved in insurance coverage matters involving CGL, E&O and D&O policies.

While in law school at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Kevin was a Judicial Extern for Hon. Michael T. Mason, U.S. District Court for the Northern District, in 2012, where he researched and drafted opinions on various issues, including appeals related to disability benefits under the Social Security Act. In the summer of 2011, Kevin was a Judicial Intern with the 19th Judicial Circuit of Illinois, where he researched and drafted memoranda and opinions on various matters, including constitutional speedy trial issues, legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, post conviction petitions and commercial foreclosures.

Also during law school, Kevin was on the Dean’s List – Fall 2011 to Spring 2013; Student Articles Editor for the International Law Review; and Moot Court Hong Kong Team member in 2012 and Student Coach in 2013. He earned a CALI Award for Legal Writing in Spring 2011.

Prior to entering law school, Kevin was an analyst in the Chicago office of Accenture for more than two years. In this role, he was instrumental in assisting client organizations change, whether through new capabilities, organization, processes or systems, and helping them implement new processes and software to effectuate change.

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