Kelly, a paralegal with the Food & Agribusiness team, has practiced as a commercial litigation paralegal for more than a decade. Her commercial litigation experience includes toxic tort, medical malpractice, labor and employment, and intellectual property cases in federal and state courts around the country.
Kelly enjoys helping lawyers handle litigation in an efficient and cost-effective manner. She assists with tracking deadlines in cases for which she is lead paralegal and with docketing all case deadlines. She also assists in preparation of draft pleadings; initial drafts of discovery; discovery intake, including handling of document productions both offensively and defensively; motion practice; analysis of local rules in the case jurisdiction; pretrial preparation; and trial.
Kelly has mastered technology relevant to litigation, including CompuLaw and Relativity, and she stays abreast of current technological developments relevant to effectively running commercial litigation. She is skilled at using docketing software to track all court deadlines.
Her representative work includes assisting as lead paralegal or co-lead paralegal in: