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Alycia Kennedy

Overview

Alycia Kennedy concentrates her practice on litigation involving business disputes and an array of other areas including employment litigation, defamation law, condominium disputes, civil rights litigation, and appellate litigation.

A veteran litigator, Ms. Kennedy assists clients in all phases of civil litigation, including examining witnesses and making opening and closing arguments at trial, arguing dispositive motions, drafting pleadings, conducting depositions, negotiating settlements, and developing litigation strategy.  She works with experts in preparing their testimony and written reports on highly complex issues.  In her appellate practice, Ms. Kennedy has argued before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the Supreme Judicial Court.

Recent representative results of Ms. Kennedy include:

  • Obtaining summary judgment dismissing an employee’s Massachusetts Wage Act claim filed in Massachusetts Superior Court
  • Playing a substantial role on the team that secured a $30 million breach of contract settlement for an auto executive
  • Obtaining the first known ruling in Massachusetts applying the Commonwealth's breach of contract statute of limitations despite a choice-of-law provision in a corporate operating agreement stating that Delaware law controls all disputes related to the agreement.

Experience

  • Todd & Weld LLP, 2016-present
  • Foley Hoag LLP, 2014-2016
  • Law Offices of Terrence Kennedy, 2011-2013

Credentials

Education

  • Boston College Law School (J.D., Order of the Coif,┬ámagna cum laude, 2013) Senior Editor, Boston College Law Review
  • Boston College (B.A.) Golden Key National Honor Society; Dean's List

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts (2013)

Professional Activities

  • Women's Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association

Publications/Presentations

  • MCLE Presenter, Moving for Injunctive Relief, September 2022
  • MCLE Presenter, E-Discovery Challenges & Opportunities, February 2022

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation, 2021-2024