Kelley Drye & Warren LLP


A powerhouse firm with the heart of a boutique, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has more than 300 lawyers and other professionals practicing in eight offices throughout the U.S. Skilled practitioners in the areas of litigation, regulatory, real estate, corporate and bankruptcy combine talents to address the unique complexities of our clients’ legal challenges. We are practical in our advice and creative in our approach, and our team of talented, collaborative individuals share a firmwide mindset focused on client service.

Since our founding in 1836, we have remained a forward-thinking law firm, providing smart, savvy legal counsel, purposefully connected to our clients’ business strategies.

Diversity and Inclusion at Kelley Drye

Achieving diversity in the legal profession requires commitment, learning and the collective and individual will to change. At Kelley Drye, diversity and inclusion are core values, expressed in our approach to recruiting lawyers and staff and to creating a workplace where all members are safe, respected and valued. Our commitment extends to community involvement, and to assembling client teams that draw upon our lawyers’ diverse perspectives and experiences.

Making a Difference When It Matters Most

Our lawyers and legal professionals are empowered to pursue pro bono cases where they can apply their talents to fulfill their passions and benefit our communities. The initiatives we support are as varied and diverse as the individuals at our firm, but they share a common outcome: positive impact.

Nurturing Relationships Where We Work and Live

We are proud to support organizations that invest in the communities where our employees live and work. Our social responsibility is fully embraced by our employees, as the professionals throughout our firm actively provide financial support and volunteer service to charities and other associations whose work aids society at large.

Five Things to Know About This Firm

  1. The firm achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.
  2. In support of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, Kelley Drye proudly offers a Diversity Scholarship to an outstanding second year law student.
  3. Kelley Drye Earned an “A-List” Ranking in the 2022 BTI Survey of Law Firms Where Associates are Happiest.
  4. Our International Trade practice was recently named “Trade Practice of the Year” by Law360.
  5. Kelley Drye was included in the 2023 Vault rankings of ‘Best Summer Associate Programs.