Kristi D. Kelly Elected Director of the Firm
Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law is pleased to announce that Attorney Kristi D. Kelly has been named Director of the Firm, effective January 1, 2021.
“Hard work and dedication deserve recognition; Kristi have demonstrated commitment and leadership within the firm and throughout the eastern Connecticut community.”
Kristi D. Kelly focuses her practice on labor, employment, and municipal law, as well as assisting veterans in their claims for VA disability benefits. Attorney Kelly regularly advises and represents numerous public and private clients in all areas of state and federal labor and employment law, including, for example, collective bargaining, internal investigations, discipline, grievances, arbitration, prohibited practice charges, family and medical leave compliance, discrimination and harassment claims, compliance and violations of state and federal wage and hour laws, and wrongful termination matters. Attorney Kelly is the 2020 Recipient of The Honorable Anthony V. DeMayo Pro Bono Service Award presented by the Connecticut Bar Association in recognition of those who tirelessly fight for fundamental fairness, championing the legal rights of the poor and accused, and who consistently go beyond the “call of duty” and inspire others to do the same. Attorney Kelly serves as President of Higher Edge, Inc., a non-profit organization providing college access services to low-income and/or first-generation college students.
Suisman Shapiro is the largest law firm in eastern Connecticut, providing residents and businesses along the coast from New Haven to Providence with a full range of legal services. The firm was established more than 75 years ago and is firmly rooted in the community.