Kendall Waters is a litigation senior counsel at Foley & Lardner, LLP who works across the manufacturing and health care sectors, including representing consumer product, food & beverage, automotive, medical device, pharmaceutical, and health care provider clients. Emerging as a respected advisor, Kendall’s clients trust her to bring value to cases with her keen insight. Kendall has served as lead trial counsel on behalf of health care providers in weekslong administrative formal hearings and as second chair in a weeklong international arbitration against a major pharmaceutical company, securing a multimillion-dollar award for our client. Clients emphasize Kendall’s poise and ability to prepare their employees for depositions and trials, noting her ability to work through difficult issues with witnesses while putting them at ease.
Kendall has secured favorable results for clients across all phases of litigation, including the pleading stage and summary judgment, mediation and settlement negotiations, arbitration and bench trials, and federal appeals. She focuses her practice on complex litigation in state and federal courts and represents clients in a variety of commercial, consumer, and class action disputes. Kendall has served as editor of Foley’s Consumer Class Defense Counsel blog since 2021 and is a member of the firm’s national Recruiting Committee.
Kendall maintains a robust pro bono practice, including working with Inner City Law Center to help tenants with their uninhabitable living conditions. She also works with pro bono clients on asylum cases.
Prior to joining Foley, Kendall was a judicial intern for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and a legal intern with the Federal Trade Commission in their health care division of the Bureau of Competition.
- Spanish (professional working proficiency)