Colin K. Kelly

Colin Kelly is a partner in the firm's Products Liability and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups. He focuses his practice in the areas of mass/toxic torts and complex commercial litigation, and he has bet-the-company crisis management experience. Colin has a history of trying difficult cases in difficult places: over the past three years, he has tried eight fatal cancer cases (four to verdict) in Boston, Baltimore, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Waycross, Georgia, for Union Carbide Corporation. Colin recently served as national coordinating counsel to a green technology company involved in consumer product-related lawsuits throughout the US and Canada. Colin has litigated complex matters for more than 10 different Fortune 500 companies and has prepared cases for trial in 15 different states. In addition to trial and litigation coordination work, Colin is active in juvenile justice issues as Secretary of youthSpark, Inc. and as a member of the State Bar of Georgia Access to Justice Committee.

For the past seven years, Colin has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in the area of Class Actions/Mass Torts by Georgia Super Lawyers magazine and he was named “Toxic Torts Lawyer of the Year” in Lawyer Monthly’s Legal Awards for 2013 and 2014.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Products Liability, 3) Commercial, 4) Toxic Torts, 5) Shale Gas Extraction / Hydraulic Fracturing and 6) Asbestos Litigation
Law School West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 2001
Admitted Year 2001
Education Davidson College, B.A., 1998
Bar Member / Association Georgia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Alston & Bird LLP
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