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Kelsey Shaffer first joined Gleason, Dunn, Walsh & O’Shea as a summer Law Clerk while she was still in law school.  After graduating in May of 2023 from Albany Law School, she rejoined the firm as an Associate Attorney.  Kelsey focuses her practice on labor and employment litigation and represents unions and their members in administrative proceedings. 

While in law school, Kelsey was as an Associate Editor for Albany Law Review and worked as a Teaching Assistant for Professor Raymond Brescia’s Federal Civil Procedure course and Professor Mary Lynch’s Domestic Violence Seminar.  Kelsey interned at the Albany County District Attorney’s Office and participated in Albany Law’s Health Law Clinic and Domestic Violence Prosecution Clinic.  
Kelsey is originally from Scotia, NY and currently resides in Albany. 

Bar Admissions
  • New York State
  • J.D., summa cum laude, Albany Law School, 2023
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Ithaca College, 2020 
Professional Associations
  • New York State Bar Association
Who We Are
GDWO is committed to providing excellence in legal representation.

Located in New York's capital – Albany, our highly skilled and experienced attorneys are admitted to all state and federal courts in New York, as well as Connecticut, and the United States Supreme Court. We have the experience, knowledge and integrity to represent our clients in a competent, vigorous and professional manner.

Client success is our mission.