J.D., The Catholic University of America
B.A., The Catholic University of America
In 1995, Ms. McKenna co-authored the treatise, Wiretapping & Eavesdropping, 2d Ed., (Fishman & McKenna), a two-volume, in-depth treatise addressing all aspects of electronic surveillance law, and in 2007, Ms. McKenna co-authored a third edition, Wiretapping & Eavesdropping: Surveillance in the Internet Age, (Fishman & McKenna), expanding the treatise to four volumes. The United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits, numerous lower federal courts, and multiple state supreme courts have cited the second and third editions of Wiretapping. In 2004, Ms. McKenna began co-authoring the seminal evidence treatise, Jones on Evidence, 7th Ed., (Fishman & McKenna). The United States Courts of Appeal for the Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, Eleventh Circuits, and the District of Columbia Circuit have all cited Jones. Both treatises have been cited in dozens of scholarly articles and peer-reviewed journals, and are well-known resources for attorneys and law enforcement. Ms. McKenna’s other publications include cybercrime reports for Westlaw, a host of blogs and short articles about cyber and privacy law, and a law review article.
As a result of her work in the electronic surveillance and privacy law fields, Ms. McKenna has been at the forefront of civil litigators working in the increasingly intersecting fields of cyber technology, the web, electronic surveillance, and privacy law. Ms. McKenna has served on numerous legal panels, presented her works at multiple conferences, and is a regularly invited speaker at universities, businesses, bar organizations, and schools to discuss cyber issues, privacy, and the law. Ms. McKenna is frequently consulted by and quoted in local and national TV and print news media. Among her pro bono work, Ms. McKenna has represented and advised many victims of revenge porn and online stalking and obtained a published First Amendment victory in Connecticut’s Supreme Court for the right of a murder victim’s family to post missing person posters.
"Wiretapping & Eavesdropping: Surveillance in the Internet Age," 3rd Ed., 2007. (with Clifford S. Fishman)
"Jones on Evidence: Civil and Criminal," 7th Ed. (with Clifford S. Fishman)
"Cyberlaw Crime Report," 2004-2008
Pass Parallel Privacy Standards or Privacy Perishes, T., 65 Rutgers L. Rev. 1041, Rutgers Law Review, Summer 2013