Lenore Kelly engages in the defense of general liability, employment practices liability insurance, and directors and officers lines of business, with case exposure ranging from seven-figure losses to situations triggering excess coverage. Her clients include professionals, directors, employers, business owners, manufacturers, distributors, medical device manufacturers, property management companies, the private security industry and the waste management industry. Claims range from death, serious and permanent injuries, and civil rights violations to employment wrongful termination/retaliation and other economic loss. Lenore has counseled claims management companies, schools, residential care facilities for the elderly, adult group homes and nonprofit organizations in cases alleging wrongful termination/ discrimination, retaliation, inadequate training and supervision, and deficient operation.
A strong, confident and effective advocate in trial, mediation and negotiation, Lenore provides an aggressive defense, including early risk transfer, summary disposition, alternative dispute resolution and trial when necessary. Risk management services include review and advisement on employee manuals, business agreements, company guidelines, employee training, control systems and operational protocol. Lenore presents CLE programs in the areas of professional liability, insurance defense and professional lines practice. She is also has experience as an independent film maker, rendering preproduction consultation on legal matters, script editing and fight choreography.
Memberships & Affiliations
Bar Association of San Francisco
Association of Defense Counsel