Kelly is a litigator practicing in the firm’s Construction & Procurement Law Group, consisting of highly skilled attorneys who help owners, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals navigate construction laws and regulations. She has experience representing clients in real estate, land use, construction, and general commercial and business litigation matters. She has undertaken large and small litigation matters in state and federal court.

Before joining McNees, Kelly worked for a mid-Atlantic region law firm and a firm in Ellicott City, Md. She served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge G. Edward Dwyer, Jr. and as a law clerk for the Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office. She also interned at the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office.

How does Kelly spend her free time?
When not practicing law, Kelly spends time with family and friends. She enjoys reading and playing golf.


James Madison University – magna cum laude

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law – cum laude


Bar Association of Frederick County

Maryland State Bar Association


Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch – 2021 – Commercial Litigation; Real Estate Litigation; Land Use & Zoning Law; 2020 – Commercial Litigation


U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

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