Kelsey Knish is an attorney in the Environmental and Insurance Defense practice groups. As part of the Environmental practice group, she works on long-tail claims insurance coverage issues related to legacy pollution. She joined the firm in May 2016 and is admitted to the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars. Before joining the firm, she worked in private practice on personal injury litigation in the areas of automobile and premise liability.
Ms. Knish is a graduate from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University. While attending law school, she served as the Secretary for the Moot Court Executive Board and competed in the New York City Bar Association’s National Moot Court Competition and the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. She also volunteered as a teaching fellow for the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, where she taught a weekly civil rights course at a Philadelphia high school and mentored high school students competing in local and nationwide moot court competitions. In law school, Ms. Knish represented clients in misdemeanor bench trials and preliminary hearings as a certified legal intern with Drexel’s Criminal Defense Field Clinic and worked as a law clerk for a general practice firm in Montgomery County.
Before law school, Ms. Knish attended the University of Minnesota and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology of Law, Criminology, and Deviance. While at the University of Minnesota, she minored in Music Performance and was an active member of the School of Music’s Symphonic Band Ensemble, Winter Athletic Bands, and Marching Band. She also participated in a study abroad program in Paris, France.
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