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Daniel E. Kelly is an associate in the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department. His practice primarily focuses on immigration law and commercial litigation, including real property disputes, estates, securities and corporate matters. Mr. Kelly also has experience with insurance litigation and construction litigation. During his career, his practice has also included general criminal defense in New York and New Jersey, internal investigations and white collar litigation.
During law school, he interned with the Honorable Dennis M. Kavanaugh (ret.), a United States District Court Judge for the District of New Jersey and the New York State Appellate Division. Additionally, he was a legal intern and public interest fellow at the Kings County District Attorney's Office. He was a Senior Associate Editor of the Rutgers Race and the Law Review, was nominated for criminal law honors and received a Pro Bono Service Award upon graduation. Mr. Kelly has published two law review articles regarding constitutional law and criminal procedure and an article discussing immigration law. Prior to law school, Mr. Kelly attended Baruch College-City University of New York, double majoring in Philosophy and Political Science and earning Honors and Distinction upon graduation. Between college and law school, Mr. Kelly worked as a paralegal in the Special Litigation Unit of the New York City Law Department.
Areas of Practice:
New York (2016)
New Jersey (2015)
United States District Court- Southern District of New York (2017)
United States District Court- Eastern District of New York (2017)
Rutgers Law School, J.D., with Criminal Law Honors (2015)
-Awarded New York University School of Law Public Interest Fellowship (Summer, 2014-Kings County District Attorney’s Office)
-Senior Associate Editor, Rutgers Race and the Law Review
-Nominated for C. Willard Heckel Inn of Court Criminal Law Honors
Baruch College, City University of New York, Philosophy (Honors) and Political Science (Distinction), 2010
-Three Time Academic All-Conference Varsity Athlete (Baseball)
-Received Arnold Picker Award for Excellence in Philosophy
-Member of 2009 Conference Championship Team
Rosario, Vilardi, and Their Progeny: Do They Hold Rogue Prosecutors Accountable and Bring Justice to the Wrongfully Convicted?, 74 Nat’l Law. Guild Rev. 147 (Fall, 2017);
“USCIS to Require Interviews for Employment-Based Adjustment of Status Applications as of October 1” (September, 2017).