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Kirsten McNelly Bibbes


(415) 433-3900

An experienced litigator who leads the firm’s product liability and toxic tort defense team, Kirsten McNelly Bibbes represents clients in both state and federal court.  Kirsten oversees the firm’s product liability and toxic tort team in all facets of litigation including case assessment and development; evaluation of liability exposure; discovery; depositions; motion practice; expert witness development; and court appearances.

Kirsten, licensed in California and Michigan, obtained her undergraduate and law degrees from Brigham Young University.  She is actively involved in pro bono matters, having volunteered her legal services to various non-profits benefiting disadvantaged children, including handling the adoption of Somali orphans and assisting immigrant children at risk of deportation.


  • Product Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Toxic Tort


  • California State Courts
  • Michigan State Courts
  • United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Activities, Memberships, Affiliations:

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Past President:  Women Lawyers Association- Mid-Michigan Region
  • Governing Board Member:  State Bar of Michigan Litigation Section
  • Appointed to State Bar of Michigan:  Character and Fitness Committee
  • Appointed to Ingham County Bar Association:  Bench/Bar Committee
  • Board Member:  Ingham County Bar Association
  • Guest lecturer, Detroit College of Law, Law & Medicine Course


  • J.D., J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University
  • B.A., Brigham Young University