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Kelly Trout focuses her practice on the discovery phase of complex litigation in federal and state courts, regulatory enforcement actions, and congressional investigations. With a wealth of experience in all phases of discovery, she excels at formulating effective discovery strategies, managing large-scale document reviews and productions, handling motions practice, and meticulously preparing for depositions and trials.

Kelly has a track record of successfully leading teams of attorneys, legal assistants, litigation technology project managers, and e-discovery professionals. Under her leadership, her teams are able to effectively navigate each stage of the discovery process, from preservation to production. Her experience extends across diverse industries including transportation, software, consumer products, financial services, healthcare, and manufacturing.

In addition to her professional achievements, Kelly is committed to serving her community, representing clients on a pro bono basis in housing discrimination matters, clemency applications, and travel ban waivers. Through her advocacy efforts, Kelly strives to ensure equal access to justice for individuals in need.


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  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2015
  • M.Ed., George Mason University, 2010
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland