Bio

Eileen Kelly knew from an early age that she wanted to be a litigator. After law school, Eileen joined a reputable personal-injury firm in Wilmington, Delaware where she gained valuable experience working first-hand with clients and learning the fundamentals of personal-injury cases. Upon passing the Delaware Bar Exam, Eileen transitioned into an attorney role at the firm where she had the fortunate experience of being able to argue motions in Delaware State Courts, conduct depositions, and handle cases from inception to resolution at the very early stages of her career.

In 2016, Eileen joined a prominent plaintiff’s firm in New York City with a national presence and continued representing clients who suffered personal injuries resulting from automobile, premise, construction, and work-place accidents.

Eileen joined The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., in 2019, bringing the skills and the experience she has gained over the years so that she can continue pursuing her passion of advocating for her clients.

Eileen has been selected as a member of “Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars” since 2017 – an honor awarded to the top 2.5% of attorneys within the personal injury practice, who are under the age of 40 and have practiced for 10 years or less, who have been selected by their peers for exhibiting excellence in the practice of law. Eileen has successfully obtained millions of dollars in settlements for her clients.

Eileen is admitted to practice law in the New York State Courts, Delaware State Courts, and Pennsylvania State Courts. She is also a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

Eileen earned her Juris Doctor from Western Michigan Cooley Law School, where she graduated cum laude. During law school, Eileen was a Board Editor of Law Review and a chair member of Moot Court. Additionally, Eileen won multiple awards for excelling in legal writing. Upon graduating, Eileen was selected as a member of The National Order of Scribes – an honorary organization recognizing graduating law students who excel in legal writing as one of the top writers in their graduating class.

Education

Bachelor of Arts

University of Delaware – University
2007

Juris Doctor- Cum Laude

Western Michigan Cooley Law School – Graduate School

Awards

Five Perecman Firm attorneys have been selected as a Best Lawyers “Ones To Watch.” Zachary Perecman (since 2021), Sagar Chadha (Since 2022), Erica Colon (Since 2021), Edward Guldi (Since 2021) and Eileen McGivney (Since 2022).

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017-2021

Location Information

New York

250 West 57th Street,
Suite 401
New York, NY 10107