Hawkins Parnell Names Jenni Young Partner-in-Charge of Michigan

February 13, 2023 – Press Release

February 13, 2023 (Detroit, MI) – Hawkins Parnell & Young has appointed Jenni Young to partner-in-charge of Michigan.

"This is an exciting time for Hawkins Parnell as we strengthen our presence in the Midwest and continue to expand our client base in Michigan and beyond," said Catherine Goldhaber, partner-in-charge of Hawkins Parnell's Chicago office and member of the firm's Executive Committee. "Jenni is a tremendous talent and we are confident she will play a significant role in our ongoing success in Michigan."

"I am honored to have the opportunity to lead our talented team and work with our clients in Michigan and play a key role in the continued growth of Hawkins Parnell," added Young.

A highly experienced litigator, Young defends manufacturers, retailers, and premises owners in personal injury cases, focusing on complex product liability and toxic tort litigation. Throughout her career, she has served on national coordinating counsel and trial teams for Fortune 500 corporations defending litigation in state, federal, and multi-district proceedings. She has also advised and represented clients in various matters, including corporate formation and commercial litigation, professional liability litigation, and insurance defense and coverage litigation.

Young has been at Hawkins Parnell for six years after opening the Chicago office in 2017. She received her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 2000 and B.S. from Florida State University in 1997. She is licensed in Michigan and Illinois.

About Hawkins Parnell & Young

Hawkins Parnell & Young is a national defense litigation firm that has represented many of the largest and most well-known companies in high-risk litigation and business disputes. The 250-strong litigation team works with clients to develop winning defense strategies and, if necessary, try cases to verdict in all 50 states.