Kelly McGlynn is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing her practice on white collar defense and internal investigations. She has experience with investigations involving a wide range of issues including allegations of fraud, alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, theft of trade secrets, and compliance with government contracting requirements. Kelly also has commercial litigation experience, including handling complex discovery issues and breach of contract disputes.
Kelly previously served as a 2020 Ballard Spahr Summer Associate and worked as a legal intern at the Delaware Riverkeeper Network. While in law school, Kelly supported civil rights and criminal defense casework as a legal extern. Outside of the office, Kelly is an active competitive sailor, is involved in leadership of regional and national sailing organizations, and has written on issues of gender equality in the sport.
Pro Bono Experience
Co-author, "Lyrics in Limine: Rap Music and Criminal Prosecutions," Communications Lawyer, January 2023 (excerpted and re-printed in GP Solo Magazine’s “Best of ABA Publications”)
Author, "Section 230 in 2022: The Increasing Responsibility of Online Platform Hosts to Address Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation," Rutgers Law Record, December 2022
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)