Lauren Kelly is an associate in Weil’s Employment Litigation Practice Group, where she focuses on a broad array of labor and employment law matters, including restrictive covenants, wage and hour issues, sexual harassment, and high-stakes internal investigations. She has experience advising on sensitive executive terminations and negotiating separation agreements, as well as drafting employment and independent contractor agreements. She also has experience counseling on labor and employment issues and performing due diligence in the context of corporate transactions.
In addition, Lauren has an active pro bono practice. She is providing employment counseling for a non-profit legal organization, and is part of the Weil team that secured a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of North Dakota’s abortion ban. During law school, she received the Exemplary Pro Bono Service Award for her contribution of 400+ hours of pro bono service.
Lauren received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she received the M.H. Goldstein Memorial Prize for her accomplishment in the field of labor law and served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Law and Social Change. She received her B.A., cum laude, from Duke University.
Awards and Recognition, Speaking Engagements, Guides and Resources, Latest Thinking, Firm News & Announcements
- Employment Law Trends Assessment: 2023 Edition Alert — Employer Update — By Weil’s Employment Litigation Practice Group — PDF — March 2023
Firm News & Announcements
- North Dakota Supreme Court Affirms Life-Preserving Abortion as a Fundamental Right Under the State’s Constitution Litigation Win — March 16, 2023
- Weil Advises Advent International on its $6.4B Acquisition of Dual-Listed Maxar Technologies Deal Brief — December 16, 2022