Arlington, VA — Bean, Kinney & Korman announced today that Richard Kelley has joined the firm as a shareholder. Rich focuses his practice on complex civil litigation, primarily in the areas of business and construction litigation. He brings a depth of knowledge in litigation involving intellectual property rights, business torts, commercial real estate contracts, trade secrets, non-compete clauses and other restrictive covenants in employment, partnership and joint venture agreements. He has detailed experience with all aspects of electronic data discovery.
Rich has extensive experience in all Northern Virginia, state and federal courts and has argued numerous appeals before the Virginia Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
“We are thrilled to welcome Rich as a shareholder to the firm,” said Managing Shareholder Leo Fisher. “His varied background in litigation will increase our capability to serve our clients even better. We look forward to having him as part of our team.”
Prior to joining Bean Kinney, Rich was a senior associate at Reed Smith LLP. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, Alexandria Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Fairfax Bar Association and the George Mason American Inn of Court. In addition, Rich currently serves as Chairman of the Board for the Fairfax Choral Society and as a mentor in the Fairfax County Public Schools.
Rich has a Bachelor of Arts in English from James Madison University and earned his law degree from George Mason University School of Law.