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Kassi Yukevich is an associate in McKool Smith's Dallas office. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation. Kassi has represented corporations, non-profit organizations, and individuals in a broad range of cases, in federal and state courts, and in AAA arbitration proceedings. She has expertise managing all aspects of civil litigation, including day-to-day strategy, drafting complaints, offensive and defensive discovery, motions practice, court conferences, and oral arguments in a variety of commercial litigation matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Kassi was an associate at top-tier Washington, D.C. law firms, where her practice covered a range of substantive areas, including financial and securities litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and complex civil rights cases. She also served as Counsel to then-U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris, where she was part of a small team that helped prepare the Senator for the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearings on a U.S. Supreme Court nomination. Kassi began her career as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Todd E. Edelman for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

Kassi attended Harvard Law School where she received the Dean's Award for Community Leadership and served as Managing Editor to the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. She also represented indigent individuals charged with a variety of misdemeanors through the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute, arguing multiple discovery and dispositive motions in state court.

Education

J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2017

  • Managing Editor, Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review
  • President and Next Generation Leader, American Constitution Society

B.A., Political Science and History of Art, University of California, Berkeley 2012

Clerkships

  • Hon. Todd E. Edelman, Superior Court of the District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
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