Kelly McNabb

Kelly McNabb

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Recognized since 2021

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

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Kelly McNabb is a partner in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office. As a member of the firm’s mass tort and product liability practice group, she has represented people and families who have been injured by dangerous and defective products manufactured by medical device and pharmaceutical companies. Kelly has played an integral role in litigation in state and federal courts across the country against manufacturers such as Zimmer, Stryker, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Daiichi-Sankyo, Olympus, and Bayer. Kelly has dedicated her practice to holding corporations accountable for injuries that devastate her clients.

In 2022, Kelly was appointed to the Steering Committee of The Sedona Conference Working Group I.

Prior to joining Lieff Cabraser, Kelly worked as an attorney in Minneapolis. In 2014, Kelly was named an Attorney of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer. She also volunteered at The Advocates for Human Rights in Minneapolis.

In her spare time, Kelly enjoys traveling, trying new cuisines, and being active, especially weight training, yoga, hiking, and skiing.

  • 250 Hudson Street, Eighth Floor
    New York, NY 10013-1413
  • University of Minnesota, J.D. (Cum Laude), graduated 2012
  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities, B.A. Psychology, graduated 2008
Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2012
  • New York, 2015
  • American Association for Justice - Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Section, Chair-Elect
  • Complex Litigation E-Discovery Forum - Board Member
  • Law360 Editorial Advisory Board, Product Liability, 2022 - Member
  • The Sedona Conference Working Group I, Steering Committee, 2022 - Member
Court Admissions
  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 2012
  • U.S. Court Of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2021
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 2022
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2017

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • Selected for inclusion by peers in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of “Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs,” 2021-2024
  • “Lawdragon 500 X – The Next Generation,” Lawdragon, 2023

  • “Rising Star for New York Metro,” Super Lawyers, 2016-2022
  • Minnesota Lawyer, Attorney of the Year – Pritzker Trial Team, 2014
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs


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