Kristie Blunt Welder

Kristie Blunt WelderAfter college, Kristie worked as a political staffer on numerous campaigns at the national, state and local levels, including two presidential campaigns.

During law school, Kristie was Executive Editor of Penn Law Review. Kristie also was a prosecution intern for the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and a judicial intern for Federal District Judge Patti Saris. She received national recognition as a finalist for the 2006 American Constitution Society Law Student Writing Competition for her Law Review comment "Shaping Employer Incentives for Societal Benefit: Discriminatory Failure to Reinstate as an Independent Claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act." After law school, Kristie worked for a large Washington, D.C. law firm before joining the firm.

Kristie is working in the areas of personal injury, pharmaceutical products liability, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and pension litigation cases.

Outside of work, Kristie is a political enthusiast and avid reader.

Education: University of Rochester, B.A. Political Science and English, 2002.
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.; University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Executive Editor, 2007.

Admitted: Pennsylvania (2008); District of Columbia (2009); Missouri (2009); Illinois (2010).