Kimberly Gelfand focuses her practice on labor and employment and commercial litigation. Ms. Gelfand advises clients on a variety of employment matters including wage-and-hour laws, restrictive covenants, joint employment and misclassification issues, trade secrets, and issues related to Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act and anti-discrimination laws. Ms. Gelfand has broad experience drafting employment agreements, company policies and handbooks. In addition, Ms. Gelfand has also worked on employment litigation including discrimination, restrictive covenants and wage and hour claims. Ms. Gelfand has also advised clients on labor law compliance under the National Labor Relations Act and Railway Labor Act.
Ms. Gelfand has also worked on a variety of commercial litigation matters, including claims related to Medicaid fraud and pricing, and internal investigations related to alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. She was also part of a team that successfully defeated confirmation of a bankruptcy plan on behalf of a group of secured creditors. Ms. Gelfand maintains an active pro bono practice focused on employment counseling to non-profit organizations and employment litigation with the Legal Aid Society. She has previously assisted in obtaining a favorable order of support for a custodial parent and a favorable settlement for an inmate asserting constitutional law claims.
Ms. Gelfand graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School where she served as the Outreach and Development Editor on the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review. Prior to law school, Ms. Gelfand worked as a media buyer for an advertising agency in New Jersey.
- JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2013, cum laude
- BS, University of Miami, 2005
- New York
- New Jersey