Kelsey primarily defends corporations against product liability claims in both federal and state court. Kelsey has experience representing corporations and individuals throughout the litigation process, including managing discovery, drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, mediating, and preparing for trial.

Before joining Shook, Kelsey practiced as an insurance defense and coverage attorney in Houston, Texas, where she gained invaluable practical experience.

Publications and Presentations

Jennise W. Stubbs & Kelsey A. Copeland, Defensive Strategies to Avoid Litigation and When Litigation is Unavoidable, ACC Back to School Symposium, Houston, Texas, August 15, 2017.

Jennise W. Stubbs & Kelsey A. Copeland, Using the Biomaterials Access Assurance Act as a Sword and a Shield, Bloomberg BNA: Medical Devices Law & Industry ReportTM, Sept. 14, 2016.

Strategies for Defending Multi-Plaintiff Cases in Texas, Shook, Hardy & Bacon CLE (December 2014).

Strategies for Approaching Bad Faith Litigation, 7th Annual Thompson Coe Texas Insurance and Tort Law Update (2014).

Emerging Developments on the Construction Defect Horizon, DRI Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium (2013).

Love Them or Leave Them: Jury Trials in Texas, 6th Annual Thompson Coe Texas Insurance and Tort Law Update (2013).

Insurance Coverage Issues Involving Fracking, 12th Annual Insurance Law Institute, University of Texas (October 18, 2012).