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October 2018

About Kelly

With over 18 years of litigation experience, Kelly knows what it takes to secure the best possible outcome for her clients, whether they are employers or employees.As Senior Counsel at Tully Rinckey PLLC, she concentrates her practice on labor and employment law. She regularly handles cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and unpaid minimum wages and overtime. Her practice takes her before local, state and federal courts, in addition to state and federal administrative agencies, such as the New York State Division of Human Rights, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and National Labor Relations Board.Tully Rinckey PLLC is a full service law firm with locations across the New York State Thruway, in Albany, Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo. The firm makes more than 60 attorneys available to clients across upwards of 30 legal practice areas to handle virtually any legal matter an individual, business or organization may encounter. Kelly joined Tully Rinckey PLLC after a long and successful career as a trial attorney downstate. Immediately prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, she worked for a Great Neck, New York firm with additional offices in New York City as a trial lawyer, primarily dealing with employment litigation. Many of her cases involved claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, New York State Labor Law, Fair Labor Standards Act, and class action litigation. Before that, she defended doctors and dentists in medical malpractice litigation while employed at law firms in New York and on Long Island. She began her legal career as an assistant corporation counsel at the New York City Law Department's Office of the Corporation Counsel.Kelly has given many lectures and held many risk management seminars for doctors and dentists. She also taught a legal research and writing course for paralegals as an adjunct professor at the New York Career Institute in New York.

work Experience

Corporation Counsel
New York City Corporation Counsel
Jan. 1, 1998 - Jan. 1, 2001

Fumuso Kelly DeVerna Snyder Swart & Farrell
Jan. 1, 2001 - Jan. 1, 2005

Kolenovsky Spiegel Caputo
Jan. 1, 2005 - Jan. 1, 2009

Avelino Nitkewicz
Jan. 1, 2009 - Jan. 1, 2012

Borrelli & Associates, PLLC
Jan. 1, 2013 - Jan. 1, 2015

school Education

Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
No degree provided

Dowling College
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.),
- 1995

bookmark Awards

Defense Counsel of the Year 2007

group Associations

National Employment Lawyers Association
2013 - Current

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