BOARD OF DIRECTORS: State Delegate, Treasurer
COMMITTEE CHAIR: Finance
Email: Kinsey O'Brien
Phone: (716) 848-1287
Kinsey O’Brien, State Delegate, Treasurer, and Chair of the Finance Committee for the WNY Chapter, is a Senior 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 served as a Local Director and has chaired WNY WBASNY’s Employment Law Committee, Bylaws Committee, and UB Law Liaison Committee. She was named to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists for Employment & Labor in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.
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, especially youth, low-income, and minority populations. She lives in Buffalo with her husband and their three dogs.