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Professional Profile: Gene Kelly 2017


  • Title: Attorney
  • Company: Harris Beach PLLC
  • Location: Ten offices across New York in the major metropolitan areas
  • Birthplace: Cambridge, NY
Gene Kelly, Harris Beach PLLC

Family: Single, two sons

College: Siena College

First job unrelated to your current field: United States Marine Corps

First job in current field: Senior attorney, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Harris Beach is a full service firm that is ranked among the country’s top law firms by the National Law Journal and by U.S. News and World Report as a Top Tier law firm in every major area of law. We are recognized for our legal representation in all phases of development projects; and our commercial real estate group has extensive experience with many of the showcase development projects in New York, Upstate and Downstate. We plan to continue our positive contributions to the growth of New York. 

Hobbies: Golf, travel baseball coach, skiing, music, travel

Favorite novel: “Desert Solitaire” by Edward Abbey

Favorite film: “Pulp Fiction”

Keys to success: Diligence and resourcefulness

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Pope Francis

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?: Professional baseball coach