|J.D., University of Nevada, William S. Boyd School of Law|
|B.A., summa cum laude, Kalamazoo College, Phi Beta Kappa|
|U.S. District Court, District of Nevada|
Legal Elite, Nevada Business Magazine
Rising Star, Super Lawyers, Mountain States
Leadership Las Vegas, Class of 2011
NCAA Academic All-American, Women’s Basketball, Kalamazoo College
American Bar Association
International Trademark Association
Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
State Bar of Nevada
A member of the firm’s intellectual property and technology group and head of the Las Vegas office’s intellectual property and technology department, Kelley's practice focuses on establishing, protecting and defending intellectual property rights in the United States and abroad. She negotiates complex intellectual property agreements, counsels clients on intellectual property issues arising in the context of mergers and acquisitions, oversees a domestic and international trademark and copyright portfolio of thousands of assets, and manages intellectual property litigation in federal courts and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Kelley serves clients across a breadth of industries, including gaming, software, entertainment, and hospitality companies.
In addition to her law practice, Kelley sits on the Board of Directors for Luminous Park, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing a world-class art, design and cultural center to downtown Las Vegas. She also serves on the Advisory Board of Directors for Grant a Gift Autism Foundation, is a member of Leadership Las Vegas, and provides pro-bono legal services to numerous non-profit organizations throughout the valley.
Prior to joining the firm, Kelley was an associate at Greenberg Traurig in Las Vegas. She was previously a judicial extern for Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy M. Saitta during her term with the Eighth Judicial District of Nevada.
|Represented a hotel property owner when an employee was wrongly accused of certain bad actions which were posted on an anonymous website. This accusation urged web users to boycott Brownstein's client's properties. The firm was successful in shutting down the defamatory website.|
|Negotiated a complex trademark settlement and consent agreement between the City of Las Vegas and Boyd Gaming Corporation regarding the use of the famous Fremont mark in connection with the City's downtown redevelopment district.|
|Negotiated the $7 million sale of the River Palms Hotel Casino in Laughlin, Nevada to Reno-based M1 Gaming on behalf of Tropicana Entertainment Inc.|
|Served as special Nevada counsel to Tropicana Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries and issued a legal opinion in connection with the refinancing of the company's existing term and revolving credit facilities.|
|Served as Nevada corporate, gaming and real estate counsel to the lenders to Fiesta Palms, LLC, in connection with their acquisition and financing of the entities that own, and the assets and real estate that comprise, the Palms Hotel & Casino and Palms Place.|
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