Overview

Jenny Levy is a litigation partner who has been with Kirkland for 18 years. She has appeared before trial courts and arbitration panels across the country. Jenny focuses on complex commercial litigation, government investigations, pharmaceutical litigation, and product liability cases. She has litigated a wide variety of cases including consumer protection actions, allegations of fraud and misrepresentation, data breaches and cyber-security, breach of contract, business torts, product liability, antitrust, false claims qui tam actions, and class actions. Her practice has involved a diverse array of subject matters and allegations including Medicaid/Medicare fraud, drug pricing fraud and unfair competition (AWP/WAC inflation), HIPAA, HITECH violations and data security breaches, contracts for the sale of energy, state and federal Fair Debt Collection Act violations, collection contracts for the sale of businesses and stock purchase agreements, alleged violations of shareholder agreements, international licensing agreements, allegations of unlawful insurance practices, conspiracy and antitrust violations, and numerous product liability cases on behalf of manufacturers of automotive products, lead products, tobacco and pharmaceuticals. Jenny is the pro bono coordinator for Kirkland’s Washington, D.C., office.

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Thought Leadership

Press Mentions

Jenny's representation of Baxter International was featured in "Lawyers: Hepatitis C outbreak doesn't happen if drug makers sell smaller anesthetic vials," from the September 12, 2011 Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Jenny is quoted in “Litigation Department of the Year,” The American Lawyer, January 2008, as a member of Kirkland’s winning Litigation Team for 2007.

Recognition

Recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a Future Star in 2019

Recognized as one of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s (MCCA) Rainmakers in 2018

Recognized in The Legal 500 U.S. for Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense in both Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices in 2012 as well as for Consumer Products in 2012 and 2013

Profiled in The National Law Journal's annual "Champions and Visionaries" feature in July 2012

Listed as a "Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine in 2013

Recognized as one of Fortune Magazine's "Women Leaders in the Law" in 2013

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1998New York
  • 1999District of Columbia

Education

  • Duke University School of LawJ.D.cum laude1997

    Special Projects Editor, Law and Contemporary Problems Law Journal

  • Duke UniversityB.A.1994
    Dean's List