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Kelly D. Schneid

Associate
T: (516) 873-2000 Ext. 253
F: (516) 873-2010
E: kschneid@moritthock.com

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Kelly D. Schneid is an associate with the firm concentrating her practice on commercial litigation. Ms. Schneid represents business owners, commercial lenders, developers, 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. She has experience in all stages of the litigation process including commencing actions, seeking emergency judicial intervention, engaging in discovery, preparing substantive and procedural motions, attending hearings, and drafting settlement agreements. She has substantial appellate experience briefing complex, novel issues and arguing motions to secure interim relief. Ms. Schneid also works with small and large companies alike to ensure that they have business structures and contracts in place that are compliant with applicable laws and limit risk exposure.

Education

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

Northwestern University, B.A.

Admissions

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, “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

Recognitions

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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