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Kelly D. Schneid

T: (516) 873-2000 Ext. 253
F: (516) 873-2010

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Kelly D. Schneid concentrates her practice on commercial litigation and employment matters. Ms. Schneid represents business owners, real estate developers, financial institutions, commercial lenders, and landlords, among others, in commercial litigation matters. She has successfully represented clients and litigated in state court, federal court, and arbitral forums concerning contract disputes, real estate disputes, and various business torts.

Ms. Schneid further assists employers in investigating, resolving, and/or litigating allegations of workplace discrimination, retaliation, and breaches of restrictive covenants. Ms. Schneid is skilled at preparing employment handbooks as well as advising clients on corrective actions and best practices.


Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
Executive Board Member, Moot Court Honor Society
Associate Managing Editor, Brooklyn Journal of International Law

Northwestern University, B.A.


Ms. Schneid is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.  She is also admitted to practice in the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Published Articles

Co-Author, “Litigation-Ready Caveats for Stock & Asset Purchase Deals,” Law 360, February 4, 2022

Co-Author, “Litigation Remains Powerful for Property Owners to Secure Requested Access,” New York Law Journal, September 10, 2018

Co-Author, “Chefs and Hotels Unite,” Leisure and Hospitality International, January 2016

Co-Author, “4 Strategies to Legally Protect an Expanding Brand,” Restaurant Hospitality, September 2015

Co-Author, “Representing Purchasers and Renters in New York Real Estate Transactions and Litigation,” Inside the Minds: Representing Consumers in New York Real Estate Transactions, December 2014

Co-Author, “Responding to Recent Trends in the Leisure and Hospitality Industry,” Inside the Minds: Navigating the Complexities of Leisure and Hospitality Law, August 2014

Co-Author, “See and Be Seen: Triumphs and Pitfalls of Celebrity-Run Restaurants,” Leisure and Hospitality International, Summer 2014


2023-New York Super Lawyers®-Rising Star
2022-New York Super Lawyers®-Rising Star
2021-New York Super Lawyers®-Rising Star
2020-New York Super Lawyers®- Rising Star
2019-New York Super Lawyers®- Rising Star
2018-New York Super Lawyers®- Rising Star
2017-New York Super Lawyers®- Rising Star

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