Kelly Donohue is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law. Ranking second in her graduating class, Ms. Donohue was the recipient of numerous academic awards including a Distinguished Scholar award for her work in the University of Baltimore Civil Advocacy Clinic representing Baltimore City residents. Ms. Donohue also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland in Neurobiology and Physiology.
Since completing her formal education, Ms. Donohue has worked as a trial attorney exclusively in the areas of medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, and catastrophic personal injury. Unlike many other attorneys, Ms. Donohue commenced her career defending multibillion dollar health care systems throughout the state of Maryland as well as individual health care providers. Ms. Donohue’s extensive experience defending hospitals, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals equips her with a unique understanding of how medical malpractice cases are defended, allowing her to remain one step ahead of her adversaries. Ms. Donohue’s accomplished career as a medical negligence attorney was consistently recognized by her peers who voted her a “Super Lawyers Rising Star” in 2010 and for six consecutive years through 2016. Ms. Donohue now exclusively advocates on behalf of patients and their families in medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and catastrophic personal injury cases.
In addition to her active litigation practice, Ms. Donohue is a published author, having co-authored two consecutive editions of the Tort Law Desk Reference, Maryland Chapter. Ms. Donohue is also an active member of the Maryland Association for Justice and has testified on numerous occasions before the Maryland legislature, advocating for the rights of injured persons. Recently, Ms. Donohue was also elected a Member to the Baltimore Bar Foundation Board of Trustees, a non-profit charitable organization intended to foster integrity in the profession of law and promote the administration of justice.