On April 27, 2015, Brendan M. Kenny presented on a panel at the NorCal eDiscovery & Information Governance Retreat in Napa, California. The title of the panel discussion was “Social Media – eDiscovery’s ‘friend?’” Kenny stressed that lawyers should understand how to find, preserve, and authenticate social-media evidence. He also described the unique legal challenges that companies face as they attempt to communicate with consumers on social media without losing control of their brands.
Brendan M. Kenny is the founder of the Twin Cities E-Discovery Forum and a member of the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program’s National Outreach Committee. He was named an “Up & Coming Attorney” by Minnesota Lawyer in 2013 and a Super Lawyers® Rising Star in 2014. These recognitions highlight those lawyers within their first 10 years of practice who have already distinguished themselves by their achievements. Before joining Blackwell Burke P.A., Mr. Kenny was a Deputy Attorney General in the California Attorney General’s Office in San Francisco where he gained first-chair trial experience. Since joining Blackwell Burke, Mr. Kenny has focused his practice on toxic tort, products liability, and other complex litigation.
Blackwell Burke P.A., a litigation and trial boutique in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serves as national trial and litigation counsel for numerous Fortune 500 companies. The firm is ranked as ‘highly recommended’ by Benchmark Litigation and honored as a “Go-To Law Firm” for the Top 500 Companies by Corporate Counsel magazine. The firm has represented corporate clients in practically every jurisdiction in the country, as well as several foreign countries.