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Kacie E. Kergides
Philadelphia Office

1735 Market Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7505

P: 215-772-7320
F: 215-731-7620

Biography

Kacie E. Kergides is an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. Kacie concentrates her practice on traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other sports injury cases, commercial litigation, and employment matters (including Title IX). She focuses her practice on the institutional response to sex and/or gender-based harassment and misconduct (including Title IX) including: investigations; adjudication of student and employee disciplinary matters; and training and education.

She is also a member of the firm’s Catastrophic Sports Injury Defense Practice Group and defends catastrophic sports’ injury lawsuits. In addition, Kacie counsels athletes, schools, and sports organizations on sports-related injuries and minimizing risk, such as concussion and TBI and the proper management of sport-related concussions and other sport-related injuries.

Kacie has presented on minimizing risk exposure and compliance-related issues at various law schools and undergraduate universities including Villanova School of Law and University of Michigan, and before sports organizations, including the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Kacie was a Legal Extern in the compliance office at the University of Pennsylvania Athletics Department and a Legal Intern for the NBA Coaches Association. During law school, Kacie was a legal fellow to Andrew Brandt in the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law.

Selected Representations

  • Represent Florida religious institution in case involving student who allegedly sustained traumatic brain injury after fall during two-hand touch football game in gym class

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Guest Lecturer, Villanova School of Law, Sports Law Society, October 2019
  • Presenter, “Concussion Workshop: Medical-Legal Considerations,” Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Convention Sports Related Concussion Summit, January 2019
  • Guest Lecturer, University of Michigan Athletic Training Administration Class, December 2018

Community Involvement

  • Germantown Academy, Varsity Soccer Assistant Coach

Academic Achievements

Kacie earned her J.D. degree from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law where she was a Student Works Editor for the Villanova Law Review. She received her A.B. degree in Politics from Princeton University where she was a member of the Women’s Varsity Soccer team.