Kelly M. McGlynn

Associate
Philadelphia
Kelly McGlynn is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing her practice on white collar defense and internal investigations matters. She has experience drafting litigation documents, including pre-suit settlement proposals, memos on malicious prosecution, due process, and Fourth Amendment claims for plaintiffs who have been subjected to prosecutions based on fabricated evidence. Kelly previously served as a 2020 Ballard Spahr Summer Associate and worked as a legal intern at the Delaware Riverkeeper Network.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Kelly’s pro bono practice focuses on landlord-tenant law and expungement of criminal convictions. In her landlord-tenant work, Kelly represents low-income tenants, including eviction defense, illegal eviction, and violations of Philadelphia’s lead law. Additionally, Kelly represents individuals with criminal convictions seeking expungement, commutation, and executive pardons.

Credentials 

Education

University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2021)
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Senior Editor
Legal Writing Instructor

Brown University (B.A. Environmental Studies, 2015)

Admissions

Pennsylvania