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AREAS OF PRACTICE

General Civil Litigation Commercial Litigation Municipal Litigation Probate Litigation

Kelly A. Pressler is an associate focusing on general civil litigation and complex commercial litigation, including contract litigation, municipal litigation and probate litigation. Kelly received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, magna cum laude, in 2006 from Siena College in Loudonville, New York. Kelly received her Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, in 2009 from Albany Law School in Albany, New York where she was on the Albany Law Review and winner of the Outstanding Clinical Student Award, Sponsler Teaching Fellow and Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York as well as the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of the State of New York. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties.

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court of Appeals Second Circuit, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2010

EDUCATION

  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. magna cum laude – 2009
    • Law Review: Albany Law Review
  • Siena College, Loudonville, New York
    • B.A. magna cum laude – 2006
    • Major: Psychology

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star Upstate New York, August, 2016
  • 2016 WBAOSC Outstanding New Lawyer Award
  • Winner of the Outstanding Clinical Student Award
  • Sponsler Teaching Fellow
  • Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Women’s Bar Association of New York, Recording Secretary, 2016-2017
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Vice President, 2016-2017
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Recording Secretary, 2015-2016
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Member

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

  • Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP, Associate, 2010 – 2014