About Us

Today’s business environment can be volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. At Kelley Drye, we recognize that you may face novel challenges each day and that great organizations see opportunity in complexity.

That’s why we are focused—in key areas of the law and on the nuances of your matter—to help you find clarity in the confusion and resolve legal issues favorably so that your business thrives.

What We Do

A powerhouse firm, Kelley Drye is tenacious in court, strategic in problem-solving, and savvy at the deal table. We concentrate on litigation, trials, and government investigations; regulatory; trade; real estate; corporate; and bankruptcy matters, combining talent and experience to address the unique complexities of our clients’ legal challenges. We are practical in our advice, creative in our approach, and committed to your success.

By the Numbers

Why Kelley Drye

We know you have abundant choice among law firms and legal service providers. Clients hire Kelley Drye not only for our substantive legal capabilities, but also for the way in which we deliver advice, purposely connected to your business strategies and with empathy for the challenges you face. Kelley Drye’s Client Service Standards represent the shared commitment of everyone at the firm to excellent client service.

When you work with Kelley Drye lawyers and professionals, you can expect:

Advice you can trust.

Kelley Drye lawyers and professionals are thought leaders in distinct practices where we offer best-of-the-best advice. With sharp intellect, legal acumen, and deep and varied experience, you can depend on our guidance and trust our judgment.

Creative thinking and innovative solutions.

We find opportunities where others may not think to look. Our lawyers pursue cutting-edge but practical solutions, bespoke to your matter.


Kelley Drye is nimble in both responding to your needs and proactively identifying potential issues or blind spots. We are a close-knit firm, so we can act quickly to assemble the right mix of skill and experience to address the problem at hand and mitigate future threats.

Commitment to your goals.

Because we’re invested in your success, clients find Kelley Drye lawyers to be accessible and easy to work with. We approach our legal practice with the goal of delivering value through long-lasting client relationships.


Recent Recognition

The firm has received complimentary feedback from clients and accolades from many third-party sources, such as the following:

  • Chambers USA, ten practice areas and 22 Leaders in Their Field,” 2023
  • U.S. News and Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms,” five practice areas National First-Tier, 2023
  • Best Lawyers in America®, 60 lawyers, 2024
  • Benchmark Litigation, three 40 and Under List, 2022
  • U.S. Legal 500, 12 practice areas and 55 attorneys, 2023
  • BTI Client Service A-Team, 2022
  • CLOC 2020 Legal Innovation in Operations Project, Top Submission
  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index, perfect score