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Kathryn Kelley

Kathryn Kelley

Experienced Contracts and Litigation Attorney

Boulder
Colorado
Licensed in
DC
Georgetown University Law Center

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About
I graduated from Georgetown law school in 2009. My practice areas include business law and commercial contracts, with a particular focus on government contracts, service agreements, and terms and conditions for a range of industries. Although I have represented numerous Fortune 500 companies and the Defense Department, my passion is advising startups and small businesses.

I worked for 4 years at one of the most prestigious law firms in the world, a boutique appellate litigation firm headed by a former White House chief of staff, the federal government, and one of the country's most renowned government contracts firms. I live in Boulder but
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Years
experience
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"Kathryn was AMAZING! We will be working with her again."

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"It was great working with Kathryn. She's smart, fast, and trustworthy. Kathryn made major changes in my contract and saved me a lot of troubles. The employer agreed and accepted all of her changes. I will definitely hire Kathryn again."

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Work History

PilieroMazza PLLC

Associate Attorney

Sep 2017 - Sep 2018

I represented clients in contract disputes with federal government agencies; draft and advised clients on a variety of contracts and agreements, including various commercial contracts, joint venture agreements, teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and subcontracts; counseled clients on a range of employment matters, including employment agreements and terminations.

Sep 2017 - Sep 2018

U.S. Defense Department

Assistant Contracts Counsel

Oct 2014 - Sep 2017

I advised contracting officers on the full range of Federal contract law matters related to petroleum acquisitions, including drafting and editing contracts, and contract termination disputes. I won several awards for my work for DOD.

Oct 2014 - Sep 2017

Boyden Gray and Associates

Temporary Appellate Litigation Associate

Jun 2014 - Oct 2014

I co-authored briefs in cases before United States Supreme Court and circuit courts of appeals on issues of administrative, environmental, and campaign finance law. I also wrote memoranda informing clients of recent developments in administrative law.

Jun 2014 - Oct 2014

Baker Botts

Associate

Nov 2009 - Nov 2013

I represented clients in civil litigation in federal courts, including negligence lawsuit, toxic tort, Clean Air Act, and alien tort claims. I also co-wrote appellate briefs filed with United States Supreme Court, federal courts of appeals, and The Hague. I also worked on white collar criminal investigations and a range of corporate matters, including purchase agreements and due diligence.

Nov 2009 - Nov 2013

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