Professionals



  • Allan Kanner

    Allan graduated from Harvard Law School in 1979, and then clerked for the late Judge Robert S. Vance of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He founded the firm in 1981 and has since acquired a national reputation in the fields of complex litigation, environmental law, and consumer fraud.



  • Conlee S. Whiteley

    Conlee is the managing member of K&W and has been with the firm since 1994. She practices primarily in the areas of consumer fraud, pharmaceutical, antitrust, insurance, and agricultural products litigation.


  • Elizabeth B. Petersen

    Lili has been with K&W since 1996, and is a member of the firm. She focuses primarily on environmental, natural resource damages, and complex litigation.


  • Cynthia St. Amant

    A member of the firm, Cindy has been with K&W since 1998. Her practice focuses primarily on consumer protection class actions and insurance coverage litigation.


  • Allison S. Brouk

    Allison joined Kanner & Whiteley in 2011, and focuses on environmental litigation.


  • Deborah Trotter

    Deborah joined K&W in 2011, focusing primarily on complex litigation, pharmaceutical litigation, Medical fraud litigation, consumer protection litigation, insurance coverage litigation, bad faith litigation, and unfair trade practices litigation.


  • Marshall Perkins

    Marshall joined K&W in 2016. His practice will primarily be concentrated in the areas of consumer fraud, antitrust, pharmaceutical, and other complex litigation.


  • Layne Hilton

    Layne joined K&W as an associate in 2016. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of consumer fraud, antitrust, pharmaceutical, and other complex litigation.


  • Caitrin Reilly

    Caitrin joined K&W as a research attorney in 2016. Her research thus far has focused primarily on Natural Resource Damage Assessments, the Oil Pollution Act, and Multidistrict Litigation.