Ogletree Deakins • Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Wells Fargo Center, Suite 3800
90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
Kelly Moffitt?s practice is focused on employment litigation. She represents clients in agency and court proceedings in matters including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, whistle-blowing, and non-compete and trade secret disputes. She has defended clients in class action lawsuits arising under wage and hour laws, ERISA and the WARN Act. She has also successfully defended numerous cases arising under the FMLA. Kelly?s trial experience includes first-chairing an arbitration, in which she obtained an award dismissing all claims against her client. Kelly also provides employment counseling advice to clients. In addition to her employment litigation work, Kelly is also experienced in commercial and business litigation, including securities class actions, contract disputes and products liability defense.
Kelly was a Presidential Scholar at the University of Northern Iowa. While in law school, Kelly was a writer for the Journal of Gender, Race & Justice. Kelly regularly speaks at seminars on employment-related topics. She has been recognized as a Rising Star by Minnesota Law & Politics in 2007, 2009 and 2010.
- College: B.A., summa cum laude, University of Northern Iowa, 2000
- Law School: J.D., with distinction, University of Iowa College of Law, 2004
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit