LAWYERS WEEKLY USA TOP TEN VERDICTS OF 2005 Mr. Kelly was recognized by LAWYERS WEEKLY USA as verdict #8 in their TOP 10 USA Verdicts for 2005 for his $63.9 million verdict in the employment discrimination case of Baker v. PrivatAir.
LAWDRAGON LEADING 500 LAWYERS IN AMERICA - 2008, 2009 “Clients love this warrior for plaintiffs who has won more than $100 million for his clients from aviation companies, insurers, manufacturers and other companies” - Lawdragon January 2008
LAWDRAGON LEADING 500 PLAINTIFF’S LAWYERS IN AMERICA - 2007 “Kelly recently won $63.9 million for a PrivatAir employee who suffered discrimination on the job.” - Lawdragon January 2007
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SUPERLAWYERS 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Mr. Kelly is year after year selected as a Southern California Superlawyer.
THE AMERICAN TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION TOP 100 CALIFORNIA TRIAL LAWYERS Mr. Kelly is year after year selected by the American Trial Lawyers Association as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in California.
THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL TOP 100 VERDICTS OF 2005 Mr. Kelly was recognized by THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL as verdict #22 in their TOP 100 VERDICTS OF 2005 for his $63.9 million verdict in the employment discrimination case of Baker v. PrivatAir.
MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM Certificate for trial lawyers whose advocacy have acheived trial verdicts, awards, or settlements in the amount of one million dollars or more.