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Mary “Molly” Hurley Kellett

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Overview

Molly Kellett practices primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, construction, and labor and employment law. She advises a wide array of clients in commercial litigation matters, including shareholder disputes, and both general and complex contract matters. Molly approaches every dispute with the goal of creating solutions for clients to protect them from exposure or to achieve the best outcome in a complex litigation. Molly handles all stages of complex commercial matters, including not only litigation, but also in anticipation of a claim and in dispute resolution forums.

In addition, Molly represents management and employers in both federal and state courts, including in the defense of discrimination and wrongful termination claims. She also handles confidential internal investigations, and the negotiation and enforcement of post-termination agreements as well as other restrictive covenants. 

Molly has also defended professional firms and licensed professionals, including attorneys, architects and engineers, in malpractice litigation.

Molly is a Barrister in the Brennan-Vanderbilt Inn of Court, which seeks to promote legal excellence in civil litigation and fidelity to the highest standards of professionalism.

During law school, Molly clerked in Seton Hall Law’s Civil Litigation Clinic, interned for Essex Newark Legal Services and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Thomas V. Manahan, Presiding Judge, Criminal Division, Morris Vicinage.

Outside the practice of law, Molly is involved with the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation in support of its mission to raise funds and awareness for multiple myeloma research.

Activities

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma

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Speaking Engagements

Honors

New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star (2016-2019)

Clerkships

  • Hon. Heidi Willis Currier, J.S.C., Law Division-Civil Part in the Middlesex Vicinage

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 2010; Member, Seton Hall Law Circuit Review)

Tulane University (B.S.M., Legal Studies of Business & Marketing, cum laude, 2005)

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