Kelly E. O’Connor is an Associate in the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation Department.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. O’Connor served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Leda D. Wettre, U.S.M.J., in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

During law school, Ms. O’Connor served on the Fordham Urban Law Journal and was an Associate Editor for the Dispute Resolution Society. She also received numerous awards, including a Fordham Law Legal Writing Award and Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award. Ms. O’Connor was a Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholar.


  • Litigation

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  • Student, John C. Lifland American Inn of Court


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, magna cum laude
  • B.A., Rutgers University, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York