- Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2006
- Youngstown State University, M.S.
- Marshall University, B.A.
U.S. District Court
- Western District of Michigan
Kendra L. Huff handles a variety of litigation matters in both state and federal courts in Michigan and across the United States. She has represented clients in cases involving claims for antitrust violations, civil rights violations, unfair trade practices, fraud, embezzlement, labor and employment discrimination, breach of contract and claims against directors and officers.
As a member of the firm's Electronic Discovery + Records Management team, Kendra's practice is increasingly devoted to the complex area of e-discovery and commercial litigation. She helps her clients develop and design comprehensive records retention programs in accordance with newly adopted federal e-discovery laws and manages databases to review and produce discovery documents. During motions, trials and depositions, Kendra assists in defending her clients' preservation plans and e-discovery decisions.
“I use my background to help my clients avoid the unnecessary costs often associated with litigation.”
Kendra L. Huff
- Automotive Supplier Multi-Contract Dispute
Worked with trial lawyers to defend a Tier One Automotive Supplier in a multi-contract dispute. Worked with in-house counsel and the client's information technology department to develop a cost effective plan for harvesting electronically stored information from multiple locations worldwide.
- Department of Human Services Class Action Electronic Discovery
Served as discovery team member for Department of Human Services in class action litigation involving over 19,000 children in the foster care system. Worked with the client to identify, collect and produce over 1 million pages of electronic and hard copy documents located in various offices throughout Michigan.
- Public School Litigation
Served as discovery team member representing large public school system in suit involving claims of embezzlement, fraud, breach of contract and unjust enrichment. Developed and implemented a review protocol for documents responsive to discovery requests.
- American Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section; Information Technology Law Section
- Kalamazoo County Bar Association
- Women in eDiscovery, Chicago Chapter
Honors + Awards
- Michigan State University College of Law, cum laude; Managing Editor for Notes and Comments, Journal of Business and Securities Law; American Inns of Court; Business Law Society
- Youngstown State University, Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society
- Marshall University, Athletic Scholarship, NCAA Track and Field; All Conference in the High Jump; Recipient, Parkersburg Community Foundation Scholarship
Civic, Cultural + Social Activities
- Fair Housing Center of Southwest Michigan, Cooperating Attorney, 2009-Present
"Recovery of E-Discovery Costs," Miller Canfield E-Alert, reprinted in Ingham County Legal News, March 26, 2012
"Slaying the E-Discovery Beast Through an Effective Rule 26(f) 'Meet and Confer'," Pretrial Practice & Discovery, American Bar Association, Fall 2009
"E-Discovery 2012 Case Updates + Best Practices," Kalamazoo County Bar Association, March 14, 2012, Kalamazoo, Michigan