Biography

Kendeil A. Dorvilier is an associate in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring group, where she provides counsel to future claimants’ representatives in all stages of mass-tort bankruptcy litigation.  She protects the rights and interests of creditor-constituencies with latent injuries relating to asbestos exposure, talc use, opioid dependence, and sexual abuse. 

Kendeil graduated from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, where she served as president of the Black Law Students Association.  During law school, Kendeil also interned for the Honorable Mary F. Walrath in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, as well as the Office of Governor John Carney.  Additionally, Kendeil holds an M.B.A. and a B.S. in Accounting.  She is fluent in Haitian-Creole.

Education

  • Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law  (J.D.)
  • Villanova School of Business  (M.B.A.)
  • Berkeley College  (B.S., summa cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware (pending)

Distinctions

  • Arthur J. Kania Prize in Professional Ethics (2020)
  • Alford Excellence Award (2020)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association 
  • Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
  • Delaware Barristers Association
  • Delaware State Bar Association 
  • International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
  • Villanova Law School Alumni Association
    • Delaware Regional Chapter, Board Member
    • NovUs (Young Alumni Division), Board Member
  • YCST Diversity Committee (Member)
    • YCST R.E.A.D.Y., affinity group leader (Retaining, Engaging, and Amplifying Diversity at Young Conaway)