J. Michael Kelly

Senior Counsel

I have over 40 years of experience in helping solve problems when our clients, or companies with whom they deal, have serious financial difficulties.

kellyjm@cooley.com

J. Michael Kelly's practice is concentrated in the area of creditors' rights, bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings and related litigation, transactions and counseling. He has extensive experience advising large and small corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, financial institutions and venture capital firms in insolvency-related matters.

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Passions

    Traveling

    Skiing

    Scuba diving

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law
    JD, 1969

  • Emory University
    BA, Economics
    John Gordon Stipes Scholar, Marion Luther Brittain Award, 1966


Admissions & Credentials

California

District of Columbia

Georgia

Utah

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Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • The Bar Association of San Francisco

  • Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum

  • Bay Area Bankruptcy Dispute Resolution Program

Rankings & Accolades

    American Registry: Most Honored Professional

    Northern California Super Lawyers: Bankruptcy

    Best Lawyers in America: Bankruptcy

    Marquis Who's Who in America