Kimberly Jemison joined Irpino Avin Hawkins in 2019 and focuses her legal practice on product liability multi-district litigation and class actions. Her work includes analysis over defendants’ confidentiality and privilege designations and defendants’ document productions.
Ms. Jemison is currently a member of the Confidentiality and Privilege Committees for MDL 2804, In re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation and MDL 3026, In re: Abbott Laboratories, et al., Preterm Infant Nutrition Products Liability Litigation. She is also involved in document review and confidentiality analysis for MDL 3014, In re: Philips Recalled CPAP, Bi-Level PAP, and Mechanical Ventilator Products Litigation.
Prior to joining Irpino Avin Hawkins, Ms. Jemison was a member of the Law & Briefing Committee and Bellwether Trial Team for MDL 2592, In re: Xarelto. Products Liability Litigation. Additionally, she contributed to the law and briefing committees for MDL 2740, In re: Taxotere Products Liability Litigation and MDL 2657, In re: Zofran Products Liability Litigation.
Prior to joining Irpino Avin Hawkins, Ms. Jemison was part of the team representing Relators in a $125 million qui tam settlement against Bechtel for alleged false claims related to the Hanford Nuclear Waste Treatment Plant in Washington.
After graduating summa cum laude from the University of New Orleans, Kimberly earned an MA in English before attending Tulane University Law School. At Tulane Law, she was a member of the Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property and graduated cum laude in 2016.
“Authentication Protocols in Multidistrict Litigation,” Louisiana Advocates, Louisiana Association of Justice, July 2017.
In her spare time, she also gives back to the community as the chapter co-leader For Goodness Cakes, an organization that provides birthday and graduation cakes for foster, at-risk, and homeless youth, and has volunteered for The Volunteer Lawyers Project, which provides free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals.