Brendan M. Kenny


Phone: 612-343-3211


Brendan M. Kenny’s national practice areas include toxic tort, products liability, and other complex litigation.  Before joining the firm, Mr. Kenny was a deputy attorney general in the California Attorney General’s office in San Francisco. As a deputy attorney general, Mr. Kenny gained first-chair trial experience in complex litigation in federal court, wrote and argued dispositive motions, drafted mediation and settlement conference statements, took and defended depositions, and prepared all forms of trial documents, including motions in limine, jury instructions, voir dire questions, and verdict forms.

He is admitted to the bars of Minnesota state and federal courts; all California courts; the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Mr. Kenny is the founder of the Twin Cities E-Discovery Forum. He is an author for Lawyerist, as well as a sought-after e-discovery writer and speaker. 


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 2005); Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly
  • University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 2002)


  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star (since 2014)
  • Minnesota Lawyer Up & Coming Attorney
  • AVVO 10.0 Superb Rating
  • Witkin Award for Academic Excellence, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, University of California, Hastings College of the Law





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