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Kristen Proe

Kristen Proe Kendall


Kristen Kendall is a litigator who focuses her practice on toxic tort, class action, and complex commercial litigation. Her toxic tort experience includes class actions and multidistrict litigation involving property damage, personal injury, medical monitoring, and CERCLA claims. She has worked on cases concerning PFAS and other emerging contaminants, volatile organic compounds, and radioactive emissions. In her commercial practice, Kristen represents companies in litigation and arbitration involving contract disputes and disputes with investors. 

Kristen also has an active pro bono practice. She represents asylum applicants in immigration proceedings and former federal employees in a Bivens action seeking redress for constitutional and tortious harms.

Kristen earned her J.D. from New York University School of Law and her B.A. in English, cum laude, from Yale University. While in law school, she was an executive editor of the Moot Court Board and was named to the Order of Barristers. Kristen served as a Student Fellow in NYU's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement and a Fellow in the Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business. During that time, she also completed a judicial externship for the Honorable Richard J. Sullivan in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.


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  • J.D., New York University, 2020
  • B.A., English, Yale University, 2014, cum laude, with Distinction


  • Colorado