Attorneys
Kelly Marchand

Kelly D. Marchand

Counsel
Email:kmarchand@mwlaw.com
Phone:(501) 688.8897
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas, Texas

Kelly D. Marchand has been practicing law for over 10 years and is a Counsel member of the Litigation Practice Group. Prior to joining Mitchell Williams, she worked as an adjuster/attorney and manager in the insurance industry, where she specialized in investigating and settling various types of insurance claims, as well as analyzing coverage questions for insurance carriers in the Lloyd’s market. In her prior position, Ms. Marchand also served as legal liaison in premises liability cases, including serving as the carrier’s representative in mediations. Prior to building up her insurance defense and coverage experience, Ms. Marchand was an associate attorney in private practice, where she handled a broad range of legal matter pertaining to business litigation and estate planning.

Experience

  • Extensive experience in drafting dispositive and pre-trial motions.
  • Counseled national insurance carriers in cases filed by the policyholder, alleging breach of contract and bad faith.
  • Investigated and settled multiple types of insurance claims filed under Lloyd’s of London policies, including automobile physical damage, property damage, motor truck cargo, contingent automobile liability, contingent motor truck cargo liability and commercial general liability.
  • Extensive experience in analyzing coverage issues in first and third party claims.
  • Monitored the defense of premises liability cases and attended mediations on behalf of various Lloyd’s of London insurers.
  • Supported lead counsel in defending a major Southeastern regional bank, in a lender liability suit.

Education

  • New York University School of Law LL.M., Taxation (2007)
  • University of Arkansas School of Law J.D., magna cum laude (2005)
  • University of Arizona Masters of Arts, Hispanic Linguistics (2001)
  • College of the Holy Cross B.A., Spanish (1999)

Involvement

  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers
  • Member, Pulaski County Bar Association