Kelley Connolly Barnaby

Kelley Connolly Barnaby

Alston & Bird LLP, Partner

Washington, District of Columbia

Clients across industries trust in Kelley’s litigation experience in state and federal courts to help them resolve problems that can impact business operations. Whether handling consumer protection matters involving unfair trade practices claims, investigations conducted by DOJ or CFPB, or cyber security crises, Kelley leverages a well-rounded and diverse background for her clients’ benefit. Kelley Barnaby is the co-leader of the firm’s Financial Services Litigation team. She focuses her practice on consumer protection and unfair competition litigation and counseling, including private litigation and government investigations regarding antitrust, data privacy, False Claims Act, and CFPB enforcement matters. She has represented clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, telecommunications, and U.S. Food and Drug Administration-regulated entities. Kelley has extensive litigation experience representing clients as both plaintiff and defendant in state and federal courts, in arbitration, and in front of state regulators. Kelley’s litigation and trial experience includes preparing witnesses for deposition and jury trial, taking and defending depositions, and arguing motions. She has significant experience managing all aspects of e-discovery, from collection to review to production. Kelley was honored with the 2015 Burton Award for Legal Achievement for co-authoring “Cybersecurity: What Directors Need to Know in an Era of Increased Scrutiny.” After law school, Kelley clerked for the Honorable John G. Heyburn II in the Western District of Kentucky. She is recognized as a Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer Rising Star in the field of business litigation. In 2022, Kelley was named to the “40 & Under” list by Benchmark Litigation.

Experience

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Connections

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