Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC
Kelly has a diverse practice in all areas of corporate litigation defense, with focuses in the areas of products liability, railroad, employment, life and disability insurance, professional liability, general casualty, and premises liability. Kelly defends mass actions, class actions and individual claims, and has extensive experience in the defense of claims from inception through to trial. She has experience in both bench and jury trials and has successfully defended claims through to verdict. She has substantial experience in the case management of complex litigation, particularly the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, whether in the context of single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, or mass-consolidated personal injury products liability litigation. Her railroad practice includes the defense of employee lawsuits arising under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act and the defense of grade-crossing accidents, derailments, and trespasser claims. Her employment practice includes the defense of general educational institutions, businesses, and individuals against claims of discrimination, civil rights violations, harassment, and contract disputes. She routinely defends claims related to life and disability insurance, including those involving ERISA-qualified plans.