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Kelsey E. Gittler is an Associate in the firm’s General Tort, Liability, and Insurance Defense department. Kelsey focuses her practice on the defense of businesses in a variety of general liability disputes including personal injury, negligence, premises liability, property damage and transportation liability matters.

Prior to joining Cullen and Dykman, Kelsey worked at a boutique defense litigation firm in New York for five years where she represented self insured entities, insurance carriers and municipalities against claims involving premises liability, municipal liability, construction accidents and motor vehicle accidents. In this capacity, she handled a high-volume case load from inception to trial.

She was also responsible for a variety of general liability cases while working for another New York litigation firm that specializes in health care defense as well as other matters in her legal internship positions during law school involving public health policy education, defective drugs and medical devices.

Areas of Concentration

  • Transportation Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Day Care/Child Care Negligence
  • Liquor Liability
  • Legal Malpractice
  • No Fault, PIP/SUM Claims & Loss Transfer
  • Products Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Transportation Liability
  • Wrongful death

Practice Areas



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


  • J.D., Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, 2019
  • B.A., State University of New York at New Paltz, cum laude, 2015


  • From No Taxation Without Representation to No Taxation Without Legislation: A Modern-Day Tax Issue in Need of a Federal Response, Florida state University Business Review, 2019