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Kristin A. Shepard

Jorden Burt LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Kristin Shepard is a Partner in the Washington, DC office of JORDEN BURT LLP. Her practice focuses on defense of insurance companies and other financial institution clients in high stakes litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as on state and federal regulation of insurance products.

Ms. Shepard's range of experience includes state and federal class actions, mass actions, and multidistrict litigation. She has defended insurers in market conduct litigation, including underlying claims of consumer fraud, unfair insurance practices, RICO, and various common law torts. She has also counseled clients in connection with market conduct issues and regulatory investigations.  

Ms. Shepard serves as Vice Chair of JORDEN BURT LLP's Indexed Annuities and Insurance Products Task Force, and is a frequent contributor to the firm's Expect Focus newsletter. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Missouri, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Third, and Seventh Circuits.  Ms. Shepard is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where she earned her B.A. (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and J.D. (Associate Editor, Journal of Law and Policy).


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