Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, 2000

University of Virginia, B.A., 1994

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Virginia, 2012
  • Delaware, 2000
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 2001
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Kathleen Kelley is a shareholder at Bean, Kinney & Korman. She focuses her practice on corporate and transactional law and government contracts. Her client base encompasses local business, nonprofits and Fortune 500 companies, and she is valued by them for her pragmatism and responsiveness and known for breadth of knowledge and collaborative mindset.

Having focused on corporate law throughout her career, Kathleen has gained extensive experience in a variety of corporate and government contract matters, including:

  • Business formations and entity selection
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Owner exits
  • Ownership disputes
  • Shareholder and LLC Operating Agreements
  • Regulatory and compliance matters

Kathleen also serves as an expert witness in corporate organizational matters and presents regularly on corporate matters, including issues faced by Women Owned Small Businesses and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses.

In addition to her law practice, Kathleen is also a volunteer at the Fairfax Bar Association Neighborhood Outreach Program, where she represents indigent clients at Culmore Community Center and Baileys Crossroads Shelter.


Virginia Business, Legal Elite in Business Law, 2015 & 2017

Washington SmartCEO CPA & ESQ, Awards Finalist, 2015

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Published Articles

Speaking Engagements

Professional & Community Affiliations

Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce (Board Member, 2017 - present)

SECAF (Programs Committee, 2015 - present)

Association for Corporate Growth

Fairfax Bar Association (Chair 2015 - 2016, Business Law Section)

Delaware State Bar Association

CoroAllegro  (Past-President, Board Member)

American Bar Association