Kelly Lester

Kelly Lester

Prior to joining Counsel’s Office, Kelly spent over 15 years in private practice in Albany most recently as a partner in the local office of a statewide law firm, Phillips Lytle LLP, and a boutique corporate law firm, Honen & Wood, P.C., where she gained substantial experience in regulatory compliance, contract law, estate planning and commercial litigation. Before entering private practice, Kelly served as confidential law clerk to New York Court of Claims Judge Jerome F. Hanifin in Binghamton. Kelly graduated cum laude from Union College (’91) and Albany Law School (’93) where she participated in the accelerated six-year Law and Public Policy Program and served as Lead Articles Editor for the Albany Law Review. Kelly is licensed to practice law in New York and Florida.

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