Kelly Landers Hawthorne is an associate who represents clients in litigations and due diligence across a range of industries, including consumer products, education, healthcare, hospitality, sports and entertainment.
Kelly also maintains a diverse pro bono practice. She received Proskauer’s Golden Gavel Award for excellence in pro bono work in 2019.
She is a frequent contributor to Proskauer’s Minding Your Business blog, where she authors articles related to price gouging issues.
Kelly is also a member of the Proskauer Women’s Alliance Steering Committee, where she serves on subcommittees focused on highlighting and providing professional development opportunities for women at the firm.
Prior to her legal career, Kelly was a Teach For America corps member and taught middle school in Washington, DC.
While at Columbia Law School, Kelly served as an articles editor of the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts and interned for the Honorable Sandra Townes of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.