Kelly J. Balkin

Kelly J. Balkin


Email kelly.balkin@​

Phone +1 410 659 2746

Fax +1 410 659 2701

Practice groupCorporate

Kelly Balkin counsels public and private clients across industries on a wide range of corporate matters, combining practical advice with novel legal approaches.

Leveraging her degree in economics to provide a framework for developing efficient solutions, Kelly assists with public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance changes, and joint ventures in an increasingly globalized marketplace.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Kelly worked as an associate at another leading law firm and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law where she served as executive editor of the University of Miami Law Review. While in law school, Kelly interned with the U.S. Attorney's Office Appellate Division and the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division. Kelly's note on accountant-client privilege in multidistrict litigation was published by the University of Miami Law Review.

Education and admissions


J.D., University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2015

B.A. Economics, University of Maryland, 2010

Bar admissions and qualifications


District of Columbia

Representative experience

Represented Centrica plc in the acquisition of Vista Solar, Inc., a solar engineering procurement and construction company.*

Represented a specialty finance company in the acquisition of interest in US$68.3 million of tax credits.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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