Provided by David Kelly
David Kelly has served as the firm’s General Counsel since April of 2014. David is an AV® rated senior litigation partner in the firm’s Baton Rouge office. David's principal areas of practice include defense of class actions and multi-joinder claims, personal injury and product liability claims, business disputes, insurance regulatory matters, and state, local, and federal tax disputes. David has first-chaired over 250 trials/hearings to verdict in state and federal court and state administrative tribunals. He has handled appeals before all the Louisiana courts of appeal, the Louisiana Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He has also represented clients before the Board of Tax Appeals, the Louisiana Departments of Revenue and Insurance, and the Louisiana Division of Administrative Law. He has been the lead chair in several extended mediation and arbitration disputes.
David Kelly handles complex tax disputes as part of his wide-ranging litigation practice. He has deep knowledge of tax law at a local, state and federal level as well as considerable trial and appellate experience.
"David is a leader in the space, he is a great lawyer." "He's a sharp practitioner."