Kelsey Peck’s practice includes assisting clients in a variety of civil matters including medical malpractice defense, insurance defense, toxic torts, and product liability actions. Kelsey is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and the United States District Court of the District of Rhode Island.
Kelsey was selected for the “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2021-2024) and "Ones to Watch" in Insurance Law and Medical Malpractice - Defendants (2023-2024). The “Ones to Watch” awards are recognitions given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice. Attorneys are selected for “Ones to Watch” based on nomination and an extensive peer review process.
Kelsey was recently recognized as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” as part of Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly’s Excellence in the Law Awards and listed as a “Rising Star” in the Rhode Island Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, list for 2023.
Associations & Memberships
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- Rhode Island Women's Bar Association
- Defense Counsel of Rhode Island
- Rhode Island Bar Association
Awards & Recognition
- "Rising Star" as published in Rhode Island Super Lawyers (2024)
- "Up and Coming Lawyer" as part of Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly's Excellence in the Law Awards (2024)
- Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Litigation and Medical Malpractice (2023-2024)
- Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Personal Injury Litigation (2021 - 2024)
Prior to joining Adler Cohen, Kelsey worked as a litigation associate at a Rhode Island law firm and focused her practice in insurance defense, product liability, construction, premises liability, and toxic tort.
She attended Seattle University where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Non-Profit Administration. She graduated cum laude from Roger Williams University School of Law. During law school, Kelsey served as president of the Moot Court Board; served as a judicial extern for the Honorable William E. Smith of the United States District Court of the District of Rhode Island; and was a teaching assistant for Professional Legal Writing, Professional Responsibility, and National Security law.
- Roger Williams University School of Law
Honors: CALI Award: Professional Legal Writing; Pro Bono Scholar (100+ hours)
- Seattle University
B.A. (Political Science), 2012
magna cum laude
- Rhode Island, 2019
- Massachusetts, 2019
- Connecticut, 2023
- U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 2020