Chairman: James S Carr
Managing Partner: Lewis Rose
Founded in 1836, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP represents US and international companies across a wide spectrum of practice areas. The firm has more than 350 lawyers and other professionals. Skilled practitioners in the areas of litigation, regulatory, real estate, corporate and bankruptcy combine talents to address the unique complexities of their clients’ legal challenges.
Main Areas of Practice:
Counsels on all aspects of advertising, promotions and consumer protection law, representing clients in regulatory matters before the FTC and state attorneys general, and in challenges by competitors or consumers.
Represents companies, trade groups and individuals in antritrust transactions, government investigations, civil litigation, and counseling and compliance
Bankruptcy & Restructuring:
Guides creditors through both out-of-court and court supervised insolvency proceedings, liquidations, and post-confirmation matters.
Counsels and represents full-service broker-dealers, discount brokers, direct access and floor brokerage firms and others.
Advises communications companies in the areas of regulatory, compliance and litigation matters; contracts and strategic advice; and corporate and financial transactions at the state, federal and international level.
Represents companies across all business lifecycle stages from start-up, growth, maturity, and exit via acquisition or IPO.
Employee Benefits & Compensation:
Advises on a broad spectrum of issues including retirement and welfare programs, executive compensation, and associated legal and tax issues.
Expertise in conventional energy industries and emerging issues relating to hydrocarbons as well as wind, solar, biofuels, ethanol, hydropower, nuclear, clean coal, carbon capture and sequestration, and energy/fuel efficiency.
Media & Entertainment:
Represents clients in complex entertainment disputes and lawsuits in virtually every facet of the industry–copyright and trademark, idea submission, defamation, privacy, right of publicity, talent agreement, distribution and financing.
Provides comprehensive solutions to private and public entities facing complex natural resource and environmental litigation, administrative, and regulatory matters.
Food & Drug:
Counsels on the regulatory and legal issues that food and drug companies must navigate to succeed in the US market, including compliance with FDA, USDA and FTC requirements.
Provide counseling and representation relating to federal, state, and local government procurement matters as well as federal assistance agreements and grants.
Government Relations & Public Policy:
Pursues client objectives through multiple strategies, including: issue monitoring and outreach; coalition building; representation before federal agencies; and influencing implementation and enforcement of regulations.
Represents US and other clients in their Indian business relationships and Indian businesses operating in the US.
Information Technology & Outsourcing:
Negotiates and completes outsourcing arrangements and technology transactions, many spanning multiple jurisdictions worldwide.
Represents policyholders to resolve insurance claims and recover losses relating to business insurance policies.
Represents clients in various industries in matters involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets and other assets.
Protects domestic manufacturers against unfairly traded goods including antidumping, countervailing duty, export control and economic sanctions laws.
Labor & Employment:
Advocates for the interests of employers in state and federal courts, before federal, state and local agencies, and in arbitrations and mediations. Guiding clients on the full spectrum of workplace and employment issues, and traditional labor relations matters.
Courtroom-tested trial lawyers who have tried significant and challenging cases in federal and state courts, arbitration tribunals and administrative bodies. In-depth experience in class actions, employment, False Claims Act, intellectual property, securities litigation, international arbitration, white collar criminal defense and corporate investigations.
Privacy & Information Security:
Counsels on laws governing the collection, use and protection of personal information, and on managing risks and reducing exposure to investigations and litigation.
Represents financial institutions and investors in acquisitions and sales, all varieties of financing, credit-tenant leasing, preferred equity investments, fund formation and investments.
Advises US and international clients in regard to business formation, mergers, equity and debt financing, restructurings and other matters.