Rachel E. Kelly

Rachel E. Kelly

Senior Associate / DallasBirmingham

Rachel Kelly’s practice focuses on providing advice and representation to employers regarding labor and employment law matters, including discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, harassment, worker's compensation, and wage and hour disputes.

She represents clients in employment litigation before federal and state courts and administrative agencies.

Prior to joining FordHarrison, Rachel was an associate in the Dallas office of a large national labor & employment law firm.

Representative Experience
  • Represented clients in complex employment disputes alleging discrimination, retaliation, and harassment, including drafting and filing motions and pleadings in state and federal court.

  • Represented clients before federal and state administrative agencies such as the EEOC, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the Fort Worth Human Relations Commission, including responding to discrimination complaints and drafting position statements.

  • Represented employers in litigation alleging wrongful interference and other claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Honors & Awards
  • Selected to the 2017-2018 LeadershipSBOT class by the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Young Lawyers Association. 

  • Named as a member of the 2015 class of ”Birmingham’s Finest” for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation