Kelly H. Kolb

T:954 703 3944  |   F:954 707 4558 Fort Lauderdale
Kelly H. Kolb has defended employers against employment claims for over 20 years in state and federal courts and before administrative bodies and arbitration panels in Texas and Florida. He has successfully defended discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation and FMLA cases, as well as individual and nationwide collective FLSA overtime lawsuits.
Kelly draws on his litigation experience to advise management on best practices and claims avoidance, and to oversee internal investigations. He serves clients in the construction, education, marine, healthcare, transportation, aerospace and electronics industries as well as public sector clients.

He has represented insurers in coverage and bad faith litigation, and has significant experience issuing coverage opinions and reservation of rights letters in the context of E&O, D&O, CGL, Maritime, Commercial Vehicle and Excess/Umbrella policies.

Kelly has garnered an AV® Preeminent distinction, the highest available mark for legal ability and professional ethics from Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Ratings. He has also has been selected for inclusion in the Florida Super Lawyers list in 2014 and 2015, and was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd edition of The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 list under the Employment Law – Management and Litigation - Labor and Employment category. 

Kelly is a frequent author, contributor and lecturer on employment issues for publications and audiences across the country.