Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly

Associate Attorney
Newport Beach, California

Brian is a business litigator with experience in state and federal court as well as before JAMS and AAA. He has represented individuals, multinational corporations, and partnerships across a broad swath of industry -finance, commercial real estate, medical device manufacturers, and internet service providers, to name a few. He has won significant victories for his clients, including a summary adjudication order for a property management company that reduced the client's potential liability by hundreds of millions of dollars.

While in law school at UCLA, Brian competed in the mock trial program, winning the "Top Attorney" award in 2011. He also was an extern for the Hon. David O. Carter of the Central District of California. Prior to joining Klein and Wilson, Brian was an associate at O'Melveny & Myers' Newport Beach Office. When not practicing law, Brian enjoys camping with his wife and daughter and following Angels baseball.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2014


  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 2013
  • University of California, San Diego
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Major: Theatre
    • Major: Comparative Politics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. David O. Carter, Central District of California, Extern
  • O’Melveny & Myers’ Newport Beach Office, Associate