Michael Louis Kelly

El Segundo Attorneys serving Los Angeles, Long Beach & Orange County

One of the most prestigious and accomplished trial lawyers in the United States, Michael Louis Kelly brings a unique depth and breadth of experience to Kirtland & Packard, LLP.

A senior partner at the firm, Mr. Kelly has won hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients while representing them in cases involving:

Mr. Kelly is AV-rated, which means he has earned the highest possible evaluation of his ethics and legal ability from the legal community.

Mr. Kelly leads a team of passionate, experienced litigators who fight for the justice and compensation innocent victims deserve.

Education
  • Seattle University (B.A., 1975)
  • University of Idaho (J.D., 1978)
    • Member, Idaho Law Review, 1976-1977
    • Board of Editors, 1977-1978; Comments Editor, 1977-1978
Admissions
  • California Bar
  • California Supreme Court
  • Colorado Bar
  • US Supreme Court
  • US District Court, Northern District of California
  • US District Court, Eastern District of California
  • US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
Memberships
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, State Bar of Colorado
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Vice Chairperson, Committee on Aviation Litigation, 1990-1992
  • Member, Section of Tort and Insurance Practice
  • Member, Section of Science and Technology
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, South Bay Bar Association
  • Member, Lawyer-Pilot's Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of America
  • Member, Los Angeles County Superior Court Settlement Programs
  • Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Awards
  • AV-Rated
  • Southern California Super Lawyer®
  • Leading 500 Plaintiff Lawyer
  • Litigator Award, 2014
  • Litigator Award, 2015
  • AV Preeminent