Jeremy Kernodle is a litigator who focuses on government litigation and appeals. He has extensive experience defending clients in False Claims Act cases, and routinely advises healthcare providers, defense contractors, and other clients in high-stakes disputes with the government.
Jeremy has also first-chaired appeals in the Third, Fourth, Fifth and Ninth Circuits, the Texas Supreme Court, and the Texas Courts of Appeals. Jeremy has won six out of six recent appeals argued in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He was named a Texas Super Lawyer, Appellate, Thomson Reuters, 2013-2016, and a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star in Appellate Litigation in Texas, Thomson Reuters, 2010-2013. Benchmark Litigation named Jeremy a Leading Appellate Practitioner, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2011-2013.
Jeremy is the founder and chair of the firm’s False Claims Act/Qui Tam Practice Group. He serves on the Executive Committee and is the past president of the Federal Bar Association, Dallas Chapter; is the current president of the Federalist Society, Dallas; and is the Secretary of the Dallas Bar Association’s Appellate Section.
Before joining Haynes and Boone, Jeremy served as an attorney-adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he was among a small number of lawyers advising the White House and other senior Executive Branch officials on constitutional and other significant legal issues.