Kelly focuses her practice on commercial litigation and business disputes. Her extensive litigation experience enables her to effectively advocate for her clients throughout all stages of litigation, including pre-litigation counseling, pleadings, discovery, dispositive motions, and trial. She has experience researching complex legal issues, drafting motions and briefs, and managing the discovery process. Kelly’s aggressive approach enables her to achieve efficient resolutions for her clients.
She has represented clients in a wide array of cases, including those involving breach of contract, trade secrets, unfair competition, shareholder/partnership disputes, eminent domain, personal injury, and insurance coverage disputes. Kelly also has experience litigating construction disputes and has assisted clients with claim submissions, OSHA investigations, payment disputes, and investigating workplace accidents. She has second-chaired both bench and jury trials, including a breach of contract trial where the court rendered a full defense verdict for her client. Kelly has also second-chaired an arbitration where the arbitrator rendered a full defense verdict in her client’s favor.
In 2017, Kelly was selected as a Rising Star by the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati’s Academy of Career Women of Achievement. She serves as an alumni mentor for the University of Cincinnati’s Taft Scholars program.
- University of Cincinnati College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2015)
- Dean's List Honors List
- Law Review
- Indiana University (B.S., 2012)
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
- Best Lawyers®, Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation (2021)