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Emily D. Kinkead

Insurance Defense and Insurance Litigation, Employment Law


310 Grant Street, Suite 3000
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

P 412-434-5443
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Emily D. Kinkead


Ms. Kinkead is an associate primarily focused on appellate practice, insurance defense and insurance litigation, and employment law.


  • Undergraduate:
    Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania – B.S. Biology, B.A. Political Science, 2005
  • Law School:
    University of Pittsburgh School of Law – Juris Doctorate, 2016
    • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for Swahili
    • Allegheny County Bar Foundation Gismondi Fund Fellowship
    • Board Member, Pitt Legal Income Sharing Foundation


  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Edward Sell Inn of Court
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
    • Young Lawyer’s Division Bar Leadership Initiative, Class of 2019
    • Women in Law Division Committee to Advance Professionalism and End Bias, Education Subcommittee

Venue Experience

  • State trial courts in Pennsylvania

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Zimmer Kunz in 2018, Ms. Kinkead served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge Michael H. Wojcik of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. She previously served as a student attorney for the Pitt Law Immigration Clinic. She also spent her summers during law school offering legal aid services as a student attorney through the Legal Aid Centre of Eldoret in Eldoret, Kenya and Neighborhood Legal Services Association in Pittsburgh.


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