COLLEEN M. KENNEY is a partner in Sidley’s Chicago office. She is the Chicago Chair of Sidley’s Ediscovery Task Force and a frequent speaker and panelist on e-discovery related topics. Ms. Kenney is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Management Accountant and a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Discovery. Prior to law school, Ms. Kenney worked for four years as an auditor for a large public accounting firm.
Ms. Kenney has nearly 20 years of experience representing clients in complex financial litigation. Ms. Kenney has significant experience in litigating claims relating to financial fraud, including trying claims relating to a failed financial roll-up. Ms. Kenney has extensive experience in assisting clients mediate, arbitrate and litigate complicated and multifaceted disputes in a variety of industries. She has also represented companies in highly intricate accounting-related internal investigations. These investigations have covered numerous industries and a wide range of financial topics.
Ms. Kenney has represented clients in every aspect of financial litigation, including shareholder derivative suits, change in control litigation, corporate internal investigations, Securities & Exchange Commission investigations and securities litigation. Ms. Kenney also counsels both public and private companies on the fiduciary duties of their officers and directors.