Kelly focuses on creditors’ rights, insurance matters and counterclaim defense. She manages a network of local firms throughout the United States and provides guidance and assistance at all stages of litigation, including pre-trial settlement negotiations, drafting discovery and dispositive motions, case management hearings and post-judgment enforcement. She also assists clients in resolving garnishment-related defaults and judgments.

Kelly also focuses her practice on the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device companies involved in products liability litigation. Before joining Shook, Kelly worked in Washington, D.C., assisting with large-scale commercial discovery preparation.


Levi McAllister & Kelly Dawson, Restoring Faith in the Bulk-Power System: An Early Assessment of Mandatory Reliability Standards, 23 Electricity J. 2 (Mar. 2010).