Regina A. Kacenjar
Regina Kacenjar is an attorney who primarily focuses her practice in the areas of personal injury and mass tort products liability litigation. She has represented and worked with clients who have suffered major and catastrophic injuries, including brain injury, cancer, stroke, heart attack, death and other physical impairments. She has been involved in many product liability litigations, including Philadelphia County Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella Products Liability Litigation; New Jersey Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella Products Liability Litigation; In re Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2100, (S.D. of Illinois); In re Actos Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2299, (W.D. of Louisiana); In re Zyprexa Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1596, (E.D. of New York); In re Vioxx Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1657, (E.D. of Louisiana); Philadelphia County Vioxx Products Liability Litigation; New Jersey Vioxx Products Liability Litigation; In re Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2545, (N.D. of Illinois); In re Xarelto Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2592, (E.D. of Louisiana); and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Products Liability Litigation.
Ms. Kacenjar has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. The process involves nominations, independent research and peer evaluation. No more than 2.5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania are recognized as Rising Stars each year.
Ms. Kacenjar has been a contributor to the America Association for Justice Women Trial Lawyers Caucus newsletter and was interviewed on New Jersey’s WOBM Bob Levy Show.
Graduating cum laude from Duquesne University School of Law, Ms. Kacenjar received various recognitions, including the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Patent & Trade Secret Law and a first-place award in the 2010 Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition sponsored by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) for writing a meritorious paper on copyright law.
As a certified legal intern during law school she represented a diverse range of criminal clients at preliminary hearings at the Allegheny County (Pittsburgh) Public Defender’s Office. She actively liaised among prosecutors, police officers, and criminal defendants to negotiate fair plea deals and obtain dismissals.
In addition to her legal background, Ms. Kacenjar is a caring and understanding attorney. Having experienced various losses in her own life, she can better understand and appreciate the gravity of loss for clients whether it is loss of function in their own life or loss of a very close and dear loved one.
Ms. Kacenjar is a fan of music, fitness and health. She also enjoys and finds value in appreciating nature and spending time outdoors throughout the year with different activities. In addition, she handles transactional law matters separately from the firm.
Ms. Kacenjar was admitted to the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars in 2010 and is admitted to practice before the state courts as well as the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Undergraduate School: Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee – B.B.A. Music Business, 2007
Law School: Duquesne School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – J.D., 2010