Ms. Kavanagh’s practice focuses on real estate litigation. Ms. Kavanagh has experience in representing both plaintiffs and defendants, in all aspects of civil litigation in state courts and in the United States Patent and Trademarks Office.
Among her most recent successes is getting a favorable result for her client in prosecuting a cancellation proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademarks Office. As a result of the effective representation, the respondent agreed to surrender his trademark registration and entered into a consent agreement in favor of Ms. Kavanagh’s client.
Ms. Kavanagh has also worked as a legal fellow with a major health management organization’s legal department where she was exposed to a wide array of legal issues that an organization can face. She drafted contracts, advised on various issues of health law and regulatory compliance and provided recommendations on improving practices and procedures.
Prior to joining the firm and obtaining her J.D., Ms. Kavanagh worked as a Key Account Manager with a private corporation. She handled major corporate accounts and was successful in business development. She also served as a liaison between a Chinese supplier and American organizations, determined their unique technology needs and provided solutions.
Ms. Kavanagh obtained her J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. While in law school, she took time off from her full-time job to extern in the chambers of the Honorable Judge Rex Heeseman at the California Superior Court, Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles. In addition, she holds a Russian law degree and is qualified to practice law in Russia.
Ms. Kavanagh is passionate about practicing law and obtaining results for her clients. In addition to practicing law, however, she devotes herself to community service and currently serves as a Vice-Chair of the Young Professionals of Breath L.A., a non-profit organization fighting for cleaner air in Los Angeles County, and helping adults and children with breathing problems.