Yesenia Cárdenas is a litigator and trial attorney. She defends, and champions for, the state-of-the-art technology of product manufacturers and their 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, event data recorders, sensing systems, seat belts, seats, airbags and fuel systems, among others. Yesenia has also represented heavy equipment, consumer products and sport vehicle manufactures.
Having tried cases to verdict, Yesenia appreciates the importance of smart case work-up, efficient and focused discovery and thorough expert analysis - pillars that are critical to success inside and outside the courtroom. Her professional ethos also extends to written advocacy through the authorship of persuasive dispositive and discovery motions, the results of which have led to published opinions at the state and federal level. Yesenia also provides client support services through the development of litigation strategies, preparation of case evaluations and litigation costs budgeting.
Fluent in Spanish and French, Yesenia attributes her success to a strong work-ethic, a dedicated team of legal professionals and focused perspective. At home, Yesenia enjoys game nights with her family. She is also an amateur interior designer, fashionista, political junkie and English history enthusiast.