Erin K. Kelley

Erin K. Kelley: Attorney with Heidell, Pittoni, Murphy & Bach, LLP


A partner at HPM&B, Erin K. Kelley joined the firm in 2005. She represents physician and hospital clients in all aspects of the defense of medical malpractice cases. Erin's responsibilities range from case inception to trial, including reviewing and responding to initial pleadings, attending various Court conferences, deposing plaintiffs and non-party witnesses, and representing physicians and nurses at depositions. Notably, on behalf of individual physicians as well as institutional defendants, she has drafted and argued numerous motions leading to the dismissal of a number of high exposure cases. In addition, Erin has been an integral member of several trial teams, working hand-in-hand with trial counsel from initial trial preparation through verdict. Many of these cases have resulted in defense verdicts or other successful resolutions.

An avid spinner in her free time, Erin was part of the HPM&B spin team that participated in Memorial Sloan Kettering's fundraiser for cancer research.

Prior to joining the firm, she practiced at a mid-sized litigation firm in New York City.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Medical Liability Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212.286.8585  Phone
212.490.8966  Fax
University Attended:
Villanova University, B.A., cum laude, 2001
Law School Attended:
Villanova University School of Law, J.D., Associate Editor, Villanova Law Review, 2004
Year of First Admission:
2004, New Jersey; 2005, New York
Reported Cases:
Verdicts & Cases: Defense Verdict In New York County Charles L. Bach, Jr., assisted by senior associate Erin K. Kelley, successfully defended a pediatric neurologist in a complex malpractice case in which the plaintiff mother alleged that the treating neurologist failed to diagnose a Chiari I malformation in her then 14-year-old son.

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New York, New York

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