Kelly A. Fitzpatrick joined the Lanier Law Firm as an associate in 2010. Since joining the firm, Ms. Fitzpatrick has focused her practice on representing individuals who have been injured by pharmaceutical and medical devices. Ms. Fitzpatrick has been invited to speak at national conferences concerning the regulatory history of medical devices; including the FDA’s pre-market approval and 510(k) process. She is the author of “The Hague Convention: Navigating the Challenging Waters of Foreign Service,” published in The Sidebar magazine in May 2012.
Prior to joining the Lanier Law Firm, Ms. Fitzpatrick clerked in the Superior Court of New Jersey for the Presiding Judge of the Civil Division, the Honorable Eugene J. Codey, Jr., (ret.). As a law clerk, she managed the civil docket in New Jersey’s busiest county. In addition, Ms. Fitzpatrick clerked at a real estate firm in downtown Manhattan and conducted real property and commercial closings on behalf of national banks. Prior to that, she served as a guardian ad-litem for Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA).
Ms. Fitzpatrick earned her law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2009, where she was a scholarship recipient, after earning her Bachelor of Arts degree from Fairfield University in 2005.
She is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York.
She is a member of the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Bar Associations, the American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association.
Born in Connecticut, Ms. Fitzpatrick currently resides in Hoboken, New Jersey with her husband, Justin Burke. In her spare time, she enjoys running, cooking, traveling and sports.