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Kerry A. Dinneen

Kerry A. Dinneen joined The Cormac McEnery Law Firm on March 1, 2014, as an Associate Attorney.  Ms. Dinneen’s prior experience includes a position as a litigation associate with Nixon Peabody, LLP, where she worked on a wide variety of employment-related claims, and commercial, complex tort and product liability disputes throughout the country.  Ms. Dinneen’s litigation experience also includes maritime litigation and consumer finance and real property litigation.

Admitted:

  • State of New York: October, 2005
  • State of Massachusetts: July, 2005
  • State of Connecticut: October, 2006

Education:

  • Fordham University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2004
  • Boston College, Masters of Arts, 1995
  • Boston College, Bachelor of Arts, 1990

New York Court Admissions:

  • New York State Court
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Legal Experience:

  • Senior Litigation Counsel at Leopold & Associates, PLLC – 2010-2014
  • Associate Attorney at Nixon Peabody, LLP – 2006-2010
  • Attorney and Law Clerk at Freehill, Hogan & Mahar, LLP – 2000-2006

Community Service:

  • American Friends of James Joyce, former board member.
  • Pro Bono assistance to Haitian nationals for Temporary Protected Status following the 2010 earthquake, Hurricane Katrina FEMA appeals, assistance to an educational not-for-profit entity undergoing a Department of Labor audit, and assistance to sisters from El Salvador in immigration proceedings.
  • “My Rights, My Nation: Talking About Constitutional Freedoms – Now and in the Future,” guest lecturer at a high school symposium held at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
  • The Weill Institute Component of the High School of Economics and Finance, guest lecturer.
  • The Young Lawyers Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, former board member.