Eileen Kennedy is a retired tax lawyer. Initially associated with Dechert LLP, she later served as in-house counsel at Bell Atlantic Corporation, where she specialized in federal tax planning of cross border transactions and oversaw the corporate structuring of the international portfolio.
Ms. Kennedy is a member of the board of the Rosenbach Museum and Library and is on the Advisory Board of Drexel University’s Pennoni Honors College. She formerly served on the board of the Pennsylvania Ballet (now Philadelphia Ballet).
Ms. Kennedy received her Bachelor of Arts in French from Georgetown University and her law degree from the University of Chicago Law School. Between her undergraduate and law school years, she taught English to French speakers as a Peace Corps volunteer in Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) in French West Africa.