Kelly Ruane Melchiondo is a Partner in Bilzin Sumberg’s Construction Law Group. Kelly’s practice focuses on complex litigation, in both jury and non-jury trials, of claims involving construction and design defects, construction contract claims, and products liability at the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts.
Kelly is also a member of the firm’s Data Security & Privacy Team. Her cybersecurity practice focuses on counseling clients on safeguarding their data and private information by drafting and implementing policies for data security and strengthening internal controls, and on assisting clients with data breach prevention and response. In 2018, Kelly served on The Sedona Conference Working Team 11, Brainstorming Committee, regarding the enforcement in the United States of sanctions or judgments arising from violations of the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR). The Sedona Conference is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advanced study of law and policy in the areas of complex litigation, intellectual property rights, and data privacy. The Committee aims to help organizations prepare for and respond to data breaches and to assist attorneys in resolving issues of legal liability and damages.