In addition to her broad range of commercial litigation experience, Jasmine Abou-Kassem provides value to clients interested in developing business or facing litigation in the Middle East by being fluent in Arabic. Jasmine’s experience includes antitrust, business torts, class actions and complex litigation, commercial litigation, compelling arbitration, compliance matters, contract disputes, e-discovery, employment litigation, financial litigation, fiduciary litigation, FOIA, health care litigation, intellectual property litigation (trademark, copyright, patent, and right of publicity) and licensing matters, investigations, legal malpractice, personal-injury defense, pro-bono guardianship matters, shareholder derivative suits, and trusts.
Jasmine has defended a variety of clients including national health care and life sciences corporations, individuals, major public utility entities and law enforcement agencies. She regularly litigates cases at the state and federal levels in Kansas and Missouri and assists with the firm's national litigation. Her courtroom experience includes arguing motions, participating in depositions, and conducting witness examinations, and preparation of senior attorneys for taking and defending depositions of parties, and lay and expert witnesses. She also played an integral role in securing a multimillion dollar verdict on behalf of plaintiffs in an international antitrust class action. In addition to litigation, Jasmine represents clients in administrative proceedings, arbitration, and mediation.