Kelly Hutchinson is a born advocate with an innate desire to be a voice for others. As a former Miss Alabama USA, Kelly developed a passion for the advocacy platform which inspired her to become a lawyer.

Kelly practices in the firm’s Complex Litigation, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device, and Toxic Torts & Products Liability groups, and was a member of the firm’s 2022 Summer Associate Class. As a trial team member, her responsibilities include, but are not limited to, drafting deposition outlines, motions drafting, witness preparation, and analyzing discovery documents for the firm’s litigation matters. With a willingness to try new things and venture into unchartered territory, Kelly is an asset to the trial teams on which she works.

Kelly earned her J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, where she was a member of the Federal Communications Law Journal and earned positions on the Mock Trial and Moot Court Honors Boards. Kelly is also a recipient of the Judge Albert H. Grenadier Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy and a 2023 Pro Bono Honors Recipient.

During law school, Kelly served as a Student Attorney at Rising for Justice Housing Advocacy and Litigation Clinic, a nonprofit legal clinic, where she represented clients pro bono before the D.C. Superior Court to prevent evictions, preserve affordable housing, and secure tenants’ rights under federal and District of Columbia law. She also served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Elizabeth C. Wingo at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

Having graduated in the Top 5% of her class, Kelly received her B.A., summa cum laude, in Communications, with a Minor in Marketing, from Auburn University. There, she served as a Director on the Auburn Panhellenic Cabinet, and Sorority Director of Philanthropy. During her undergraduate years, she also studied abroad in Rome, Italy and Madrid, Spain.

Equipped with a passion to mentor young women, Kelly serves as a pageant interview coach in her spare time. She also enjoys pilates as well as exploring new Washington, DC restaurants with friends and family.


George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2023) Auburn University (B.A., 2019, summa cum laude)


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