Tracey A. Kennedy graduated from The University of Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in 1987 and from the University of Texas School of Law with a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1990. She is a partner at the firm Sheppard Mullin, in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm’s Los Angeles and New York offices.
Ms. Kennedy is responsible for all aspects of employment litigation matters on behalf of employers and management including jury and bench trials and arbitrations. An experienced trial attorney, she has tried to verdict in state and federal court employment matters such as age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, and disability discrimination and harassment, as well as retaliation, and wrongful termination. Ms. Kennedy has also tried to verdict three wage and hour class actions. Ms. Kennedy provides preventive counseling to clients concerning personnel and employment matters. Ms. Kennedy has lectured around the country on personnel practices, employment discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wrongful termination.
Ms. Kennedy also has experience in labor issues such as union organizing, labor negotiations, and labor arbitrations.