Kristina K. Cercone

Kristi Cercone represents clients in complex commercial and other litigation in federal and state courts. Her practice focuses on product liability issues facing pharmaceutical and health care clients. In addition to her mass tort experience, she has represented clients in FCA and FCPA investigations as well as companies facing data privacy and security-related litigation and regulatory inquiries. Kristi regularly advises clients on data collection, use, security, and disclosure policies.

Kristi has hands-on experience in motions practice and discovery, including complex e-discovery and document management, as well as pretrial preparation. She also has significant experience addressing the unique litigation issues facing the pharmaceutical industry, including those related to the highly regulated environment they operate in and the specialized body of case law that has developed relating to pharmaceutical product liability claims. Prior to joining Jones Day in 2014, Kristi defended a major pharmaceutical company against mass tort product liability allegations in both multidistrict litigation and related proceedings in several states. [1]