Jenner & Block

Kara Brandeisky is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department with a focus on content, media, and entertainment law.  She also maintains a robust and varied pro bono practice, with an emphasis on matters involving freedom of expression and women’s rights.

In her practice, Ms. Brandeisky litigates and counsels clients on copyright, trademark, publicity rights, and First Amendment matters, among others.  She has experience drafting pleadings and briefings, working with experts, examining witnesses, and arguing in federal court.  Ms. Brandeisky has also represented clients in connection with government and internal investigations.

Ms. Brandeisky received her JD cum laude in 2019 from New York University School of Law.  As a law student, Ms. Brandeisky worked on a range of First Amendment and media law matters in the Technology Law and Policy Clinic and represented a plaintiff in a gender discrimination suit in the Civil Litigation-Employment Law Clinic.  She was recognized with the Ann Petluck Poses Memorial Prize for outstanding clinical work.  Ms. Brandeisky also served as a digital executive editor for the Review of Law and Social Change and as a student advocate for the International Refugee Assistance Project.

Ms. Brandeisky graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University with an AB in government in 2012.  Prior to law school, Ms. Brandeisky worked as a journalist.