Principal Deputy General Counsel
Ms. Kennedy is the Regional Counsel over Region 8 which is comprised of Tennessee and Arkansas. Within this jurisdiction, Ms. Kennedy leads a team of lawyers and paralegals in providing timely and quality legal services and training to five Veterans Health Administration medical centers and their numerous outpatient clinics, four Veterans Health Administration Veteran Centers, Veterans Health Administration Veterans Integrated Service Network 9, seven National Cemeteries, the Law Enforcement Training Center, two Veterans Benefits Association Regional Offices, and the Veterans Benefits Association Southern Area Director. She is currently a member of the Office of General Counsel Management Advisory Council (MAC), an advisory body to the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel.
2006 – Present Regional Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs Office of General Counsel
1988 J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, TN
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