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Kimberly Fetsick

Experience

Kimberly was drawn to Hausfeld because of its elite position as a litigation firm tackling complex legal issues around the world, and its longstanding commitment to the public good. Kimberly’s practice focuses on antitrust litigation, deceptive business practices, consumer protection, civil and human rights, and environmental threats.

Following law school, Kimberly clerked for Chief Justice F. Michael Kruse of the High Court of American Samoa and Chief Judge Julie Manning of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut. Through her respective clerkships, Kimberly gained experience in trial and appellate civil and criminal cases and bankruptcy cases, working on a wide variety of legal issues.

Clients

Kimberly’s clients include a class of Blue Cross Blue Shield subscriber plaintiffs, financial institutions and consumers impacted by data breaches, and a class of merchant plaintiffs. In addition, Kimberly is part of a team representing children from over 10 different countries bringing a claim that climate change is violating their human rights.

Practice Areas

Antitrust / Competition

  • In re Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust LitigationKimberly is part of the case team in this multidistrict litigation alleging that Blue Cross/Blue Shield entities across the country have entered into agreements not to compete with each other for customers of health insurance. 
  • In re American Express Anti-Steering Rules Antitrust LitigationKimberly is part of the case team in this multidistrict litigation, represents a class of merchant plaintiffs against American Express Company and American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. (collectively, “Amex”) in connection with claims that Amex’s Non-Discrimination Provisions (or “Anti-Steering Rules”) unreasonably restrain interbrand price competition among credit and charge card networks.

Deceptive Business Practices and Consumer Protection

  • In re Arby’s Data Breach LitigationKimberly is part of the case team in this litigation brought by financial institutions and consumers over a data breach of personal identifying information.
  • In re AMCA Data Breach Litigation – Kimberly is part of the case team in this litigation brought by consumers over a data breach of personal identifying information.

Civil and Human Rights

  • Kimberly is part of the case team bringing an international human rights case to the United Nations arguing that climate change is violating children’s rights.

What Others Say

  • The First Global Forum on Statelessness honored Kimberly with the Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Student Research (2014)

Education

King’s College London, Dickson Poon School of Law, Master of Laws in Transnational Law (LL.M.), graduated with Merit, 2017

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2015

University of Pittsburgh, B.A., summa cum laude, 2011

Bar Admissions

New York

Not admitted to the D.C. Bar. Supervised by Principals of the Firm

Affiliations & Memberships

Center for Transnational Legal Studies Coach, 23rd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2015-2016)

Articles Editor, Georgetown Journal of International Law (2014-2015)

Student Attorney, DC Law Students in Court clinic, representing low-income tenants in Landlord & Tenant court seeking to enforce housing code compliance and fighting unjust evictions

Former Member, Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute

Publications

Co-Author, Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute, Left Behind: How Statelessness in the Dominican Republic Limits Children’s Access to Education (2014)

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