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CIO Views: Top 10 Most Influential Leaders Making an Impact in Legal Industry, 2024

By: Anapol Weiss

Championing Justice: Kristen Gibbons Feden’s Journey

Kristen Gibbons Feden, a shareholder at Anapol Weiss, is dedicated to securing justice for survivors. Known for her tenacity and commitment, Kristen has achieved millions in favorable outcomes for her clients. As a former prosecutor, she ensured justice in cases of homicide, domestic violence, and elder abuse.

Throughout her career, Kristen has redefined legal representation standards. Her work extends beyond the courtroom, shaping discourse on legal practices and victim rights. “My journey in the legal industry has been marked by a deep-seated passion for justice and a continuous drive to redefine the boundaries of what legal representation can achieve,” she says.

A Journey Rooted in Faith and Family

Kristen’s legal career began with unwavering faith and family support. These values helped her navigate the legal profession and champion survivors’ stories. Her achievements, like securing $22 million in a child sexual abuse case and $10.3 million for victims of terrorist threats, are not just professional milestones but victories of faith and justice.

Overcoming Obstacles

Kristen’s career faced challenges, such as bias against sexual abuse survivors and legal world complexities. Her faith, family support, and survivors’ stories guided her through these difficulties. High-profile cases like Commonwealth v. Cosby highlighted her perseverance and commitment to truth.

Uplifting Marginalized Voices

As a black woman, Kristen’s success is intertwined with addressing disparities. She believes in advocacy’s transformative power and strives to ensure justice for all. “Dedicated” captures her professional and personal commitment to justice and community involvement.

Professional and Personal Balance

Before joining Anapol Weiss, Kristen served in various legal roles, including Assistant District Attorney. Her advocacy extends beyond the courtroom, raising awareness and making a community impact. Joining Anapol Weiss allows Kristen to continue her mission on a larger stage, blending trial experience and victim advocacy.

Kristen Gibbons Feden’s career is a testament to her dedication to justice, resilience, and the power of advocacy. Her work at Anapol Weiss continues to champion the rights of the vulnerable and redefine legal standards.

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