BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Local Director
Phone: (716) 845-9355
Kinsey O’Brien, Local Director, is an Associate at Hodgson Russ LLP. A member of the firm's Labor & Employment practice group, Ms. O'Brien counsels public and private employers in all aspects of labor and employment law and defends them in employment-related litigation. She previously chaired WNY WBASNY’s Employment Law Committee and was named to the 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for Employment & Labor.
Ms. O’Brien graduated summa cum laude from SUNY Buffalo Law School. During law school, Ms. O’Brien was a Publications Editor for the Buffalo Law Review and won the Charles S. Desmond Memorial Moot Court Competition. She was also awarded Best Appellate Brief in that competition.
Ms. O’Brien serves as Board President for Locust Street Neighborhood Art Classes, Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing free and low-cost art classes to individuals of all ages and talent levels, especially youth, low-income, and minority populations. She lives in Buffalo with her husband and their two dogs.