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Andria Simone Kelly is a Partner in the firm's General Liability, Tort, and Insurance Defense department. She has over 30 years' experience handling a wide variety of cases in the New York courts. Andria represents large retailers in premises liability, construction, New York Labor Law and property damage cases. She works closely with corporate representatives and store, maintenance and security personnel to provide the best defense possible and reach favorable results. Andria also represents clients in complex automobile cases, including UM/SUM, PIP loss transfer and no-fault matters. Andria lectures regularly on various legal topics before bar associations, claims associations, insurance companies and third party administrators.

Areas of Concentration

  • Automobile Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Transportation
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • Day Care/Child Care Negligence
  • Negligence Defense
  • Liquor Liability
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • No Fault, PIP/SUM Claims & Loss Transfer

Practice Areas


  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • J.D., St. John’s University, 1992
  • B.A., New York University,  1988

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, Nassau County Bar Association
  • Member, Nassau County Women’s Bar Association
  • Member, Columbian Lawyers Association of Nassau County
  • Member, Nassau County Women in the Courts Committee
  • Member, Claims Litigation Management
  • Member, Bellerose Village Junior Women’s Club

Speaking Engagements

  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Depositions, 2018
  • New York Auto Update, 2016
  • Defense and Evaluation of New York and New Jersey No-Fault Threshold Laws, 2016
  • The Benefits and Detriments of Video Depositions, 2016
  • New York PIP Subrogation, 2016
  • Understanding and Managing CRPS/RSD Claims, 2015
  • The Significance of Social Networking in Claims Investigation and Litigation, 2015
  • #Tag Your It – Using Social Media to Your Advantage, 2014
  • Evidence And Burden of Proof In Premises Liability Cases, 2014

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