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Kadeejah J. Kelly-Previl



Kadeejah Kelly-Previl defends clients in product liability, mass torts and commercial litigation cases. She previously represented contractors, developers and corporations in high-exposure cases including New York Labor Law, premises liability, product liability and negligence matters. Kadeejah is also experienced in defending malpractice claims against attorneys, accountants, architects, engineers, funeral home directors and other professionals. In addition, she has handled the defense of automobile and transportation matters.

Kadeejah has successfully drafted motions before the New York Supreme Court and the Southern District of New York. She does rigorous legal research, conducts and defends depositions, participates in mediations, and drafts settlement and confidentiality agreements, pleadings, written discovery, litigation plans, and mediation proposals.

Prior Experience

Before joining Faegre Drinker, Kadeejah was a litigator at an Am Law 100 firm in New York.


Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department


Connecticut Superior Court, 2019-2020


University of Connecticut School of Law
J.D. CT Insurance Law Journal (notes & comments editor) (2019)

State University of New York at Buffalo
B.A. in English, with high honors (2016)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

New York State Bar

Connecticut State Bar

American Bar Association


National Black Lawyers — “Top 40 Under 40,” 2022

Awards Methodology
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