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Pamela Gould Kipnis



Office: New York

Pamela Gould Kipnis

Ms. Kipnis has been with McDonnell Adels & Klestzick, PLLC, since 1996, managing an extensive caseload involving insurance defense, insurance coverage, insurance fraud, personal injury, no-fault, and premises liability litigation. She handles all aspects of litigation from inception to trial, including intake, pleadings, motion practice, declaratory judgments, drafting detailed litigation strategies for clients, client deposition preparation, conducting depositions and examinations under oath, court conferences and oral argument of motions, arbitration hearings, mediation hearing, framed issue hearings, and settlement negotiations.

Ms. Kipnis was previously associated with Rivkin Radler & Kremer, representing large pharmaceutical companies in complex DES litigation matters and numerous insurance companies in a myriad of defense matters, including personal injury litigation, labor law, product liability, premises liability, and property damage.

Practice Areas

  • General Litigation

  • Personal Injury Defense Litigation

  • Insurance Fraud Litigation

  • Affirmative Litigation

  • Insurance Coverage

  • No-Fault Arbitration and Litigation

  • Premises Liability

  • Products Liability

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York, 1987

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1987

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1987


  • University of California - Hastings College of the Law, Juris Doctor, 1986

  • Journal Editor – COMM/ENT Law Journal

  • University of Michigan, BA, 1983

  • Honors: BA with High Distinction,

  • Branstrom Freshman Prize, Angell Scholar

  • Major: Psychology

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