Yesenia Cárdenas is a litigator and trial attorney. She defends, and champions for, the state-of-the-art technology of product manufacturers and engineers. For over a decade, Yesenia has dedicated her practice to the representation of U.S. and international vehicle manufacturers in individual civil cases and mass tort multi-district litigation. Her depth of technical knowledge covers components that include advanced vehicle structures, vehicle sensing systems, seatbelts, seats, event data recorders and fuel systems amongst others. Yesenia has also represented manufacturers of heavy equipment, consumer products and recreational and sport vehicles.
Having tried cases to verdict, Yesenia appreciates the importance of smart case work-up, focused discovery and thorough expert analysis – pillars critical to success inside and outside the courtroom. Yesenia’s professional ethos also extends to written advocacy and she has through the authorship of persuasive dispositive and discovery motions, the results of which have led to published opinions at the state and federal levels. Effective litigation management is also a top priority for Yesenia. As a result, she is actively involved in developing litigation strategies as well as preparing case evaluations and fee forecasting plans.
Fluent in Spanish and French, Yesenia attributes her success to a strong work-ethic, a dedicated team of legal professionals and a focused perspective. At home, Yesenia enjoys game nights with her family and running. Yesenia is also an English history enthusiast, a style aficionado and an amateur interior designer.