Kandis L. Kovalsky

Kandis L. Kovalsky

Associate

Phone: 215-241-7782

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Kandis is a litigation associate in the Philadelphia office of Weir & Partners. Her practice focuses on a broad range of complex commercial and business-related civil litigation and the defense of criminal prosecutions in Pennsylvania and New Jersey state and federal courts.

Kandis represents both corporate and individual clients in business torts, partnership and shareholder disputes, contractual disputes, unfair and deceptive business practices actions and civil RICO actions. Kandis also represents clients in criminal matters involving investigations and prosecutions of financial fraud, theft, criminal RICO violations and securities laws violations.

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
New Jersey

Court Admissions

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Representative Matters

  • Representation of a high-profile public figure charged by the Attorney General’s Office with multiple theft-related felonies which were dismissed at the preliminary hearing stage
  • Representation of a healthcare software company in a litigation dispute involving a grant from the Department of Defense
  • Representation of a grocery store chain in a class action lawsuit involving claims of unfair trade practices
  • Representation of a company specializing in mobile technology solutions for healthcare and enterprise industries
  • Representation of a company and high net-worth individual in a federal RICO action
  • Representation of a number of banking and financial institutions in commercial loan workouts

Publications

  • June 2, 2016 – Wolf Needs to Nominate Eakin’s Replacement Soon  – The Legal Intelligencer – By The YL Editorial Board
  • July 6, 2016 – Advice for Young Lawyers: How to Maximize Your Conference Experience – The Legal Intelligencer – By The YL Editorial Board
  • July 21, 2016 – Child Abuse Bill: A First Step, But Debate Must Continue – The Legal Intelligencer – By The YL Editorial Board
  • September 15, 2016 – Associate Salaries: What Am I Worth” – The Legal Intelligencer – By The YL Editorial Board
  • November 2016 – Litigating the Legal Malpractice Case –Pennsylvania Bar Institute – By Steven E. Angstreich and Kandis L. Kovalsky
  • November 22, 2016 – Women In the Profession Roundtable – The Legal Intelligencer – By The YL Editorial Board
  • December 14, 2016 – Unspoken Consequences of Working in a Family-Friendly Firm – The Legal Intelligencer – By The YL Editorial Board
  • March 29, 2017 – Williams Indictment: Disappointing End to a Promising Start – The Legal Intelligencer – By The YL Editorial Board

Education:

J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
B.A., Economics, University of Delaware
B.A., Political Science, University of Delaware

Practice Areas:

Civil Litigation
Commercial Litigation

Professional Affiliations:

Philadelphia Bar Association; Young Lawyers Division, State Civil Litigation Section and Business Law Section
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association; Business Law Section
Delaware County Bar Association, Pro Bono Lawyer

Community Involvement:

Vice President, Young Professionals of Make-A-Wish® Foundation’s Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley Chapter
Member, National MS Society’s “Preakness at the Piazza” Committee
Member, Young Friends of the Pennsylvania SPCA
Member, Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Member, Young Professionals of the Lemon Society
Member, Pyramid Club
Founding member, Barnes Foundation’s Young Contemporaries
Executive Council of the HenLaw Society Alumni Affinity Group

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