Biography

Kathleen Bardell is Vice President, Global Division Lead Counsel at ABB.

With more than 20 years of corporate counsel and private practice experience, including executive in-house general counsel for large multinational corporations, Kathleen Bardell advises clients on global commercial deals, M&A, complex business litigation matters and compliance investigations.

Kathleen also has extensive trial experience, taking and defending depositions and arguing dispositive motions in state and federal courts throughout the United States. She has particular experience in all forms of cross-border dispute resolution and routinely counsels on commercial litigation matters involving project construction and complex product liability issues.

Kathleen’s years as an in-house legal advisor to senior corporate officers has provided her broad executive legal experience, including significant responsibility for risk management, expediting closure for global commercial agreements and renegotiations, complex dispute resolution, global compliance oversight and corporate board governance.

Kathleen previously served as a partner and special counsel for international law firms.