Kendra E. Pannitti

Kendra E. Pannitti, Esq., is a Partner in Frier Levitt’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations Team, working out of the Firm’s New York City office. Kendra focuses her practice on defending pharmacies, wholesalers, and healthcare providers against government investigations and litigation at both the civil and criminal levels. Following years of practice in defense work, Kendra understands the importance of formulating a proactive defense, when possible, and is seasoned at guiding providers through internal investigation processes. In addition, Kendra handles ancillary licensure and exclusion issues impacting providers, which may result from government investigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Kendra served as in-house counsel to a healthcare system located throughout northern New Jersey, where she negotiated several medical practice asset acquisitions, physician employment agreements, and vendor contracts for the system. She also gained federal criminal litigation experience with a New Jersey-based criminal defense firm.

Kendra earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from Florida State University College of Law, where she was a member of the Business Review and the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy. Kendra then received her Master of Laws in Criminal Law from King’s College London. Prior to law school, Kendra graduated cum laude from Kenyon College with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and concentration in Law and Society.



King’s College London, Master of Laws

Florida State University, Juris Doctor, cum laude
Member – Florida State University Business Review 
Member – Journal of Transnational Law & Policy

Kenyon College, Bachelor of Science, cum laude


  • State of Florida
  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida