Elizabeth K. Kimundi

Counsel

Admissions

New York,

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York,

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York,

List of Assistants to Counsel admitted to practice before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands.

 

Education

New York University School of Law, L.L.M. 2003,

University of Pune, L.L.B, 2000.

 

Memberships

Elizabeth Kimundi is an attorney at French & Casey LLP. She joined the firm in January 2019. Ms. Kimundi has more than a decade of domestic and international litigation experience in a broad range of specialties, ranging from insurance defense and employment litigation, to class actions and foreign sovereign immunity cases. Her experience also includes complex multi-district litigation, commercial litigation and breach of contract matters, employment discrimination, labor disputes and civil rights issues. Ms. Kimundi has successfully litigated civil cases against various New York City agencies, gaining extensive appellate court experience before the State of New York, Trial Court, Appellate Division First Department, the New York State Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Ms. Kimundi has defended pharmaceutical class action cases involving mass tort product liability and consumer/marketing fraud investigations. Ms. Kimundi also has a successful track record handling cases and disputes before various city and state agencies, including the Human Rights Commission and the EEOC. Her pro bono work includes court appearances for the New York State Access to Justice Program.

Ms. Kimundi is licensed to practice in the State of New York and the Federal Courts of the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. She is also on the list of Assistants to Counsel admitted to practice before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands. A native of Kenya, she is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya (inactive).

Ms. Kimundi’s publications include: Post-Election Crisis in Kenya and the Implications for the International Criminal Court’s Development as a Legitimate Institution, 7 EYES ON THE ICC 2010/2011 [85-114]. She has co-authored the following reports: Report on Legal Issues Involved in the Western Sahara Dispute: The Principle of Self-Determination (June 11, 2012); Report on Legal Issues Involved in the Western Sahara Dispute: Use of Natural Resources. (May 10, 2011).