Moira J. Kelly

Kelly Consulting, LLC
Kelly, Moira

Moira J. Kelly is President of Kelly Consulting, LLC, a firm that concentrates in consulting and training on dispute resolution, labor relations, and organizational effectiveness. Ms. Kelly has extensive experience in resolving organizational and dispute resolution problems within unionized and non-unionized firms. She has been a mediator in hundreds of disputes, including cases concerning workplace issues, discrimination, labor contract interpretation, medical malpractice, wrongful death, special education and civil court subjects. She has worked with private and public sector organizations and both for-profit and non=profit agencies to improve workplace effectiveness and to reduce workplace conflict.

Ms. Kelly is an adjunct associate professor of Dispute Resolution in Marquette’s Graduate Program in Dispute Resolution teaching Dispute Resolution and Workplace and Negotiation. She has also been an adjunct assistant Professor of Law at the Marquette University Law School teaching Mediation Advocacy. She co-authored the sections on grievance mediation and workplace conflict for Alternative Dispute Resolution (2005 Thomsen West). 

Prior to establishing her company in 1998, Ms. Kelly served in various management capacities for domestic and international manufacturing and utility firms, including positions as vice-president of human resources and labor relations for firms over $100 million in sales. She served five years as a gubernatorial appointment to Wisconsin’s first Labor + Management Cooperation Council.

Ms. Kelly earned a B.A. and a Masters in Dispute Resolution from Marquette University and a M.S. from Cardinal Stritch University.

She is co-author of the Bloomberg BNA's How to Cost Your Labor Contract.