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Jane Kessner

Jane Kessner focuses her practice on complex litigation matters, including appellate and Supreme Court litigation. She was a summer associate at WilmerHale in 2018. 

Previously, Ms. Kessner was a summer law clerk for the Civil Appellate Staff at the US Department of Justice and a judicial intern for the Honorable Beryl A. Howell of the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

While in law school, Ms. Kessner served as president of the Stanford Law Review and won the Kirkwood Moot Court Competition. She argued before the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit as a student attorney for the Religious Liberty Clinic and participated in the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. 

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Kessner was an analyst for Cornerstone Research where she supported expert witnesses in securities and antitrust litigation.

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Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, Stanford Law School, 2019

      President, Stanford Law Review; Managing Editor, Stanford Law & Policy Review; Best Oralist and Best Overall Team, Kirkwood Moot Court Competition; Co-President, Kirkwood Moot Court Board 
    • BA, Philosophy, Amherst College, 2014

      summa cum laude
  • Admissions

    • Maryland

* Admitted to practice only in Maryland. Supervision by members of the firm who are members of the District of Columbia Bar.

Credentials

* Admitted to practice only in Maryland. Supervision by members of the firm who are members of the District of Columbia Bar.