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Timothy Kelly

Timothy Kelly

Civil Litigation Associate, Bankruptcy Practice Managing Attorney,

Suris & Associates, P.C.

Litigation and Bankruptcy Associate at Suris & Associates, P.C.

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Suris & Associates, P.C.

Civil Litigation Associate, Bankruptcy Practice Managing Attorney,

Managing attorney of the firm’s bankruptcy practice since its launch in January of 2010. Responsible for the formation, development and growth of the practice area, including primary responsibility for all bankruptcy-related filings, litigation, case development and briefing. Representation includes debtors in chapters 7, 11 and 13 matters. Practice also includes civil litigation, with an emphasis on real estate, personal injury and commercial litigation. Responsibilities include drafting pleadings and discovery; preparing and conducting party and expert depositions; oral argument on various matters; analysis of case strategy and theory; and drafting residential and commercial real estate contracts.

Career medium 06
Career
Career medium 06

New York Dragons

Chief Operating Officer

Served as in-house legal counsel.
Controlled day to day operations for professional football team (AFL).
Negotiated contracts for all players based on terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement
Oversaw human resources.
Served as liaison between franchise and venue (Nassau Coliseum).
Negotiated sponsorship deals for barter and cash.
Planned team marketing and sales strategy.
Reviewed and developed budget with Managing Partner and President.
Worked on a daily basis with Managing Partner and President.

Career

New York Titans

Chief Operating Officer

Controlled day to day operations for professional lacrosse team.
Negotiated contracts for all players based on terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Served on National Lacrosse League Board of Governors.
Served as liaison between franchise and Madison Square Garden.
Negotiated sponsorship deals for barter and cash.
Planned team marketing strategy.
Reviewed and developed budget with Board of Directors.
Worked on a daily basis with Board of Directors.

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 06

THE LONG ISLAND LIZARDS

General Manager

Assisted Team President with day to day operations for professional lacrosse
Served as liaison between franchise and the league office.
Supervised game day operations.
Organized travel schedule for team and staff.
Negotiated sponsorship deals.

Career

PARTRIDGE, SNOW & HAHN LLP

Attorney

Researched legislation and various legal issues relating to payday loans.
Served as liaison between law firm and State legislators.
Briefed senior associate on policy issues.

Career medium 01
Career
Career medium 05

THE HONORABLE JESSE JACKSON JR

Legislative Fellow

Drafted memorandum, talking points and legislative correspondence.
Researched legislation and various legal issues.
Assisted senior staff in the development of legislation.
Responded to constituent mail and telephone calls. Performed general administrative duties.

Career

CHARLIE KING FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL 2006

Policy Intern

Conducted legal and policy research. Drafted complaint regarding No Child Left Behind.
Drafted press releases, talking points, and speeches.
Researched and briefed candidate on pertinent issues. Contacted key political Democratic figures for endorsement.

Career medium 02
Career
Career medium 04

MITCHELL R. SCHRAGE & ASSOCIATES

Law Clerk

Researched various legal issues in the area of Real Estate, Contracts, Commercial Litigation and Employment Law.
Assisted in depositions. Organized and annotated document productions.
Drafted and prepared pleadings and discovery documents. Drafted an Appellate Brief for New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division First Judicial Department.

Career

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE EASTERN DISTRICT

Student Prosecutor

Represented the government in connection with the investigation and prosecution of defendants charged with misdemeanors in federal court.
Conducted investigative interviews of law enforcement and civilian witnesses. Made charging decisions. Negotiated with defense counsel. Represented the government at trial before a United States Magistrate Judge.

Career medium 05
Career
Career medium 04

NASSAU COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE

Legal Intern

Conducted research. Drafted legal documents including memoranda of law, subpoenas and pre-trial motions.
Second Seated trials from jury selection through sentencing.
Observed various hearings, trials and sentencing.

Career

Brooklyn Law School

J.D, 2005

Brown University

B.A, History