Kelsey R. Ruszkowski

Elisha D. Teibel
January 17, 2020
Sofia L. Rezvani
August 28, 2019


PHONE: (716) 856-4200 Ext. 1182


Practice Area

Ms. Ruszkowski specializes in asbestos and toxic tort defense.


Ms. Ruszkowski is a graduate of Niagara University, where she graduated summa cum laude with departmental honors in Political Science. She earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from William & Mary Law School and was awarded the KALI Award for excellence in Law & Neuroscience.

While at law school, Ms. Ruszkowski was a fellow at the Center for Legal & Court Technology where she acted as the law and psychology expert on an international team of judges, professors, and scientists. She also completed a fellowship with the William & Mary Law School Leadership Institute and served on the editorial board of the Bill of Rights Journal. In her final year of law school Ms. Ruszkowski worked as an intern for the Hon. Teresa M. Chafin with the Court of Appeals of Virginia.

Ms. Ruszkowski is admitted to practice in the State of New York. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Erie County Bar Association, and the Western New York chapter of the Women’s Bar Association.

Community Involvement

During law school, Ms. Ruszkowski provided legal research to the William & Mary community and served as a judge in mock trial competitions. Beyond her work in the legal realm, Ms. Ruszkowski organized and operated a community food collection for over ten years. Her article, Defining Sex-Based Discrimination Amongst Strife Between the Justice Department and the EEOC, was accepted for publication in the International Journal of Discrimination and the Law. Ms. Ruszkowski also co-authored, Milestone in AI: Chapter on Ethics Regarding Use of AI by Judicial Systems Released by Council of Europe, an article published by the Center for Legal & Court Technology.

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