Kristen A. Petagna

Associate

petagnak@ballardspahr.com
Tel 856.761.3459
Fax 856.761.1020
New Jersey

Kristen A. Petagna is an associate in the Litigation Department. As a law school student, Kristen researched and wrote memoranda and briefs across a range of legal matters, including employment discrimination, consumer fraud, landlord/tenant disputes, breach of contract, and class certification. She also attended mediation and drafted motions, complaints, discovery, and deposition summaries.

Pro Bono Experience

During law school, Kristen worked with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Pro Bono Project, which provides free assistance to individuals who require help in preparing their tax returns.

Judicial Clerkship

Hon. Noel L. Hillman, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2020-2021

Judicial Externship

Hon. Robert B. Kugler, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, January 2019-April 2019

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law-Camden (J.D., summa cum laude, 2019)
Executive Editor, Rutgers University Law Review
Member, Order of the Coif
Recipient, Pro Bono Public Award for Exceptional Service
Participant and Co-Chair, Hunter Appellate Advocacy Program

University of Scranton (B.A., summa cum laude, 2016)

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania