Kristin Keehan

Associate

New York

(212) 908-1221

(212) 509-9492

Kristin Keehan concentrates her practice on class action and complex litigation and regulatory compliance.

The focus of her litigation practice is in the areas of construction and labor law, toxic tort, product liability, and food liability. She has experience handling all phases of litigation, from initiation of suit to jury selection.

Kristin has significant experience providing regulatory advice and conducting regulatory reviews for major food, beverage and over-the-counter drug companies. Kristin also assists with regulatory compliance reviews for marketers of medical marijuana and CBD products.

She has successfully defended clients in construction and labor law litigation and defeated claims based on alleged violations of Labor Law § 240(1). Kristin works with clients of major construction companies to address safety concerns and best practices for accident prevention and response.

Kristin graduated magna cum laude from Albany Law School, where she was a senior editor with the Albany Government Law Review and an associate editor for the Center for Judicial Process.

Experience

Publications

NY Firearm Restriction Faces Mootness Challenge in Supreme Court [The Legal Intelligencer]

March 04, 2020

Stephen Miller and Kristin Keehan published an article to The Legal Intelligencer discussing the mootness doctrine and some exceptions to it.

What Marketers Should Know About the Regulation of CBD-Based Products

August 05, 2019

Richard Fama & Kristin Keehan discuss the different regulatory bodies as well as various state laws that create these challenges for companies marketing CBD-containing products.

CBD-Based Products: What Marketers Should Know in Today's Uncertain Regulatory Landscape [Cannabis Business Executive]

July 15, 2019

Richard Fama and Kristin Keehan contributed an article to CBE discussing the high demands of CBD-containing products along with concerns from the FDA.

What does the legalization of CBD mean for marketers? [Marijuana Venture]

April 09, 2019

Richard Fama and Kristin Keehan published an article to the Marijuana Venture Magazine discussing the different markets obtained by this product and how Congress is reacting.

Is It a Labor Law Case? [Construction Claims]

December 20, 2018

Kristin Keehan discusses in Construction Claims Winter Edition 2018 how the first step to defending against claims of labor law violations is determining whether the statute even applies.

Concealed Carry and the College Campus [Defendant]

January 01, 2017

Kristin Keehan, an associate in Cozen O'Connor's Commercial Litigation department, discusses concealed carry on college campuses in Defendant.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Critical Issues in Litigation – 2016

November 03, 2016 - New York, NY

Industry Sectors

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2014
  • University of Texas–Austin, B.A., 2010
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York

New York State Women’s Bar Association

Litigation Committee of New York State Women’s Bar Association

Advancing the Status of Women Committee of New York State Women’s Bar Association

Board Member, Defense Association of New York