“We are impressed with Kelsey’s experience handling financial and securities litigation, which is a significant and growing area of our practice,” said Jay. “Kelsey’s intelligence, skills and background provide our clients one more exemplary resource to enhance our firm’s quality legal reputation. We are delighted to welcome Kelsey to our team.”
Before joining Spillane Trial Group, Hotchkiss worked as a litigation associate at a mid-size firm specializing in state and federal court securities matters. While there, she assisted on a variety of cases, including a multi-million dollar lawsuit involving losses related to a hedge-fund investment that went before the California Court of Appeal, as well as multiple actions involving real estate investment trusts and tenant-in-common interests. Her related experience includes work on cases involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation, and fraud, as well as contract disputes. In addition to arbitrations, Hotchkiss’s FINRA representation includes on-the-record hearings and 8210 requests.
“I am inspired with how the lawyers here minutely analyze and delve into each particular issue in complex business cases,” said Hotchkiss. “They create a strategic approach and innovative resolutions, tackling each matter as its own unique puzzle to be solved. I’m excited to represent our clients in that capacity.”
Hotchkiss received her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami in 2011, where she was a fellow with the Community Lawyering Clinic. She clerked with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Miami and was an intern with FINRA in New York and Boca Raton. Hotchkiss earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2006 from the University of Chicago, where she played varsity soccer.
About Spillane Trial Group PLC
Spillane Trial Group PLC is a law firm devoted exclusively to high-stakes business trials for entrepreneurs, closely-held entities and middle-market companies. The firm begins and ends every engagement with the singular goal of prevailing at trial and enjoys a winning track record. The firm handles cases before all administrative tribunals, federal and state courts and courts of appeal and is especially known for cases involving entertainment, intellectual property, technology, finance, real estate, family wealth and company control. For more information, log on to www.spillaneplc.com.