Marjorie R. Kennedy is an associate in the Energy Practice. She focuses her practice on utility regulatory matters and commercial litigation.
Ms. Kennedy represents natural gas, water, electric and telecommunications utilities in state regulatory proceedings, including gas and electric utility rate litigation under traditional and formula rate structures, reorganization of a large public utility, cost and revenue reconciliations, acquisition of water distribution and wastewater collection systems and Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity for natural gas, water and electric utilities. She also counsels clients in general litigation matters in state and federal court, including personal injury claims, OSHA proceedings, contract disputes and environmental matters.
Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Ms. Kennedy was an associate at a boutique energy regulatory firm. Ms. Kennedy also clerked at a Fortune 200 railroad, assisting in-house counsel with Federal Employers Liability Act claims, whistleblower claims, labor and employment issues, personal injury claims and contract disputes in state and federal court.
Ms. Kennedy received her JD, magna cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she also received a Certificate in Advocacy, in 2014. While in law school, Ms. Kennedy was an articles editor for the Public Interest Law Reporter and served as a student attorney for the Life After Innocence legal clinic, where she represented wrongfully convicted individuals post-exoneration in legal and social services matters. She received her BA, cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago in 2011.