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Kelly P. Mann, Associate

Kelly Mann became associated with the firm in 2006.  After an extended absence, she has recently returned to the firm to resume her practice in the areas of employee benefits law and litigation, employment law, business services, and corporate law.

In addition to advising clients on day to day employment and benefit issues, Kelly has experience in assisting employers in defending allegations of age discrimination, racial discrimination, disability discrimination, sexual harassment, FMLA violations and retaliation, as well as claims for unemployment and other benefits.  Her work includes advising fiduciaries and defending companies, plan providers and plan fiduciaries in ERISA litigation.

As for her business practice, Kelly regularly assists clients with matters related to corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions, real estate, securities and corporate governance.  She has extensive experience with business entity formation, buy sell agreements and trademarks, as well as non-profit organization, including assisting clients attain 501(c)(3) status.

Kelly is a contributing author to BNA’s ERISA Litigation 2007 Supplement for “Age Discrimination in Employee Benefits.”  She earned her law degree from the University of Kentucky in 2000 and received her B.A. degree in Government from Western Kentucky University in 1997.  She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section, as well as a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and Kentucky Bar Association. In her free time, she enjoys training for and racing long distance triathlon, travelling and spending time with her two children.

Education
B.A., Western Kentucky University, magna cum laude, 1997
J.D., University of Kentucky, 2000
Licensed to practice in Tennessee and Kentucky

kmann@holifieldlaw.com