Kelli concentrates her practice in intellectual property, licensing and technology transactions, including drafting and negotiating software and services agreements and other commercial contracts. 

Kelli received her AB in Political Science from Duke University, her MA in Exercise Physiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her JD, cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Georgia State University Law Review. 

Kelli joined Wyrick Robbins after spending thirteen years as in-house counsel for SAS Institute Inc., advising internal clients on intellectual property matters and related transactions.   Most recently, Kelli supported JMP, an entrepreneurial business unit within SAS that brings interactive data visualization and analysis to the desktop.   

Before moving in-house with SAS, Kelli was an attorney with Hunton & Williams LLP in their Atlanta and Raleigh offices.

She is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and Georgia.

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association