Cara H. Jarrell
Of Counsel
(502) 423-2062
Office: Louisville
J.D. University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law
B.A. University of Louisville
Licensure: KY
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Cara Jarrell focuses her practice in the area of business litigation.  She has experience in medical device litigation, product liability and contract law.  Ms. Jarrell is a former Executive Director of the Department of Revenue, Office of Property Valuation for the Commonwealth of Kentucky where she directed and managed a staff of over 90 employees in all types of personnel matters.  She also assisted in drafting regulations and reviewing proposed legislation.

Work Experience

2014 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2008-2014 Frost Brown Todd
2007 Executive Director, Department of Revenue, Office of Property Valuation, Commonwealth of Kentucky
2006-2007 Director, Department of Revenue, Division of State Valuation, Commonwealth of Kentucky
2005-2006 Assistant Counsel, Commerce Cabinet, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Commonwealth of Kentucky
2003-2005 Assistant County Attorney, Jefferson County Attorney's Office
2002-2004 Isaacs & Isaacs, PSC

Key Experience

Reviewed mid-sized and large-scale electronic and hard copy documents to expeditiously synthesize information to provide refined collections of data to litigation teams for use in case development
Reviewed and analyzed legal issues involving medical device litigation and class action suits involving product liability to assist in preparation of expert witness deposition testimony
Analyzed documents in business litigation, product liability litigation, tort and insurance defense and antitrust litigation for relevance, privilege, confidentiality and sensitivity and provided summarized information in a workable form to assist in the discovery process

Memberships & Awards

Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Brandeis Law Journal