Meet Kelly Sherwood, Associate, Basking Ridge

We asked Kelly Sherwood, to give some insight into their role as an Associate in our Basking Ridge office and to give an idea of what it’s like working for a global law firm.

For more insight into what a typical day in the life looks like working at Kennedys, visit our life at Kennedys page.


How has your career grown since starting at Kennedys?

Incredibly and remarkably, by working on a variety of different and interesting defense matters.

What is your current role?

I am currently an Associate in the Defense Group.

What does a typical day at Kennedys look like for you?

I either have an appearance for one of my cases, such as a deposition or a court appearance, or I spend my time ensuring my cases and clients are kept up to date. Part of every day is spent collaborating with my colleagues at Kennedys, in addition to running the Sussex County Bar Association in my role as President.

What is it like working for a global law firm?

It is fascinating to learn what issues the worldwide offices that are part of the Kennedys family are handling and the diverse clients we represent, as well as what outstanding accomplishments my contemporaries are achieving.

What is your favourite thing about working at Kennedys?

The wonderful atmosphere here; being able to work together with partners and associates who are engaging and happy to discuss strategy and tactics.

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