Mary McKelvey is a principal of Polsinelli, an AmLaw 100 law firm with over 800 attorneys in 20 offices. She is a highly respected trial attorney who is influential in every aspect of her career — in litigating difficult cases for national and global clients, in handling high stakes pro bono cases, in successfully assuming leadership positions at the state and local bar levels, in supporting the next generation of women lawyers, in mentoring at-risk non-lawyer women, and in proactively volunteering in the community.
As a trial attorney, McKelvey handles high-risk, complex mass tort and products liability cases that are large and sometimes so complicated that they take many months and sometimes years to progress through litigation. Her clients are highly visible national and global manufacturing companies that are at risk for claims involving millions of dollars in claimed damages. In addition to trying cases, McKelvey has extensive experience in all stages of litigation and drafting complex pleadings and arguing dispositive motions