Jennifer Karr is an Associate in MKCI’s Hartford, CT. Her practice focuses on asbestos defense and general liability, where she represents clients in matters of general liability, including Dram Shop cases, construction liability, and motor vehicle accidents. She also represents major corporate clients in toxic tort and complex environmental litigation.
In addition to her litigation experience, Jennifer has been published in the U.C. Hastings Women’s Law Journal, Insurance Day, and twice in the Connecticut Law Review. She also co-authored continuing legal education materials for the Representing Estate and Trust Beneficiaries and Fiduciaries programs held in Boston (2017) and Chicago (2018).
In addition to her work with MKCI, Jennifer is on the Board of Editors of the Connecticut Bar Journal.
In her free time, Jennifer spends her time reading, writing, and being with family.
Prior to joining MKCI, Jennifer practiced commercial litigation in New York; trusts, estates, and probate litigation at an Am Law 200 law firm; and insurance defense at a boutique firm in the Hartford area.
Jennifer obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law, cum laude, in 2016. While in law school, she was the commentary editor of The Connecticut Law Review, achieved the Tax Certificate, completed over 100 hours of pro bono service, and, as an intern and teaching assistant at the UConn Law Low Income Tax Clinic, represented taxpayers in disputes with the Internal Revenue Service. She achieved the CALI award in American Racial Slavery and American Law. In 2017, she won the Connecticut Law Review alumni award for having written the Best Student Note. Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Fine Arts in Writing in from the University of Central Florida, where she was an editor at The Florida Review.