Darcy Watt practices in the firm’s Mass Tort Settlement Trust Group and Litigation Group.
Prior to joining KMK, Darcy worked as a prosecutor in Los Angeles, where she resolved hundreds of cases and successfully prosecuted five jury trials to verdict. Prior to that, Darcy served as a judicial extern to Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Cole of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and worked in the Civil Appeals Division of the Office of the Attorney General for the State of Illinois.
Darcy’s alternative dispute resolution experience dates back to 2003, when she was trained by the Institute for International Mediation and Conflict Resolution in an intensive month-long program in the country of Cyprus. As part of her studies, Darcy visited Syria and Lebanon and wrote an honors thesis on grassroots conflict resolution techniques between the Greek and Turkish Cypriots. While in law school, Darcy was also certified as a mediator in Cook County, Illinois, Circuit Courts, where she mediated numerous cases involving employment, corporate, construction, real estate, landlord-tenant, and healthcare law issues.
Prior to her career as an attorney, Darcy worked as a Regional Program Manager for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, where she created educational materials in economics and personal finance and trained business and academic audiences throughout the nine Western states.
Professional and Community Involvement
Cincinnati Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
California Bar Association
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 2011, cum laude
B.A., University of Southern California, 2005, magna cum laude