Co-chair of the firm's Drug and Medical Device group, Kelley Olah has an extensive trial and litigation practice focusing on product liability and mass torts. Regardless of the challenge at hand, Kelley serves as a trusted adviser who can step in at any point of a dispute and provide comprehensive solutions to serious, complicated and often time-sensitive problems.
Kelley defends manufacturers and retailers across a variety of industries, including the pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, consumer products and automotive trades. She has experience managing both state court coordinated proceedings and federal multidistrict litigations. Fortune 50 companies rely on Kelley to serve on trial teams in high-impact cases across the country.
Kelley focuses on mastering the scientific and technical aspects of each case without losing sight of the big-picture issues that influence juries and the right result. Notably, Kelley’s defense verdicts have been featured as a Top 5 National Weekly Jury Verdict in Lexis Nexis (2014) and as a Daily Journal Top Defense Verdict in California (2011). A fellow of the American Bar Foundation and invited speaker at ACI, Kelley’s trials have been widely publicized in major business and legal publications.
A dedicated attorney and consummate team player, Kelley delivers deep experience serving on national litigation teams. Kelley thrives under the camaraderie of team play and the competitive atmosphere trial creates. Conscientious when it comes to client needs, Kelley offers the thoughtful judgment and requisite skill to know what needs to get done — and to get it done.
Professional and Community Involvement
Board member, Western Center on Law & Poverty
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Member, Defense Research Institute
Member, Penn Club of Los Angeles