ALBANY- June 23, 2021 – Kelly L. McNamee, a Litigation & Energy Law Practice shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Albany office, has been named to City & State’s 2021 “Pride Power 100” list.
McNamee is recognized for giving her time generously to pro bono and publishing activities, including representing transgender clients in asylum proceedings and authoring articles covering First Amendment and LGBTQ+ topics. She recently published an article in the NYSBA Journal regarding her experience as a LGBTQ+ job candidate and diversity efforts in Big Law. McNamee also serves on the boards of both the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and the Capital Region chapter of Girls, Inc.
At Greenberg Traurig, McNamee focuses her practice on commercial litigation and energy law. She has experience in a variety of civil litigation matters, including breach of contract disputes, unfair competition, fraud, securities enforcement and Article 78 proceedings. Her energy law practice is focused on the representation of national and international corporations that own and operate electric generating facilities in regulatory proceedings before the New York Public Service Commission. She also has experience defending news organizations from newsgathering and publication-related claims, including defamation and copyright infringement matters.
About Greenberg Traurig’s LBGTQ+ Equality Affinity Group: Greenberg Traurig is proud to stand with the LGBTQ+ community, and those who support equality and inclusion for all. We are active in social causes, case matters, and other actions that strengthen protections for the LGBTQ+ community. We are dedicated to the idea that every person deserves the opportunity to be safe from discrimination in life and at work and should be able to proudly and openly bring his or her true self to every opportunity. According to American Lawyer's 2020 LGBTQ+ Scorecard, Greenberg Traurig ranks second for number of LGBTQ+ Partners.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com