University of Virginia, J.D., 1998; Editorial Board, Virginia Journal of Environmental Law, 1997-98
Duke University, B.A., cum laude, 1993
Kelly Loving has a diverse transactional practice that covers a broad range of commercial transactions with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, technology licensing and general commercial matters. She has represented a variety of public and private companies in numerous industries, including manufacturing, telecommunications and health care, with a particular focus on technology companies.
Kelly has extensive experience representing public and private companies in connection with structuring and negotiating purchases and sales of businesses in both auction and non-auction settings. She has also represented numerous parties in joint ventures and other business partnerships.
A key focus of Kelly’s practice is on counseling technology providers and end-users in connection with a variety of arrangements to acquire, develop, protect and distribute intellectual property, including licensing and distribution agreements, reseller arrangements, consulting and service agreements, development agreements, SaaS subscription agreements and agreements used in e-commerce.
Serving as general corporate counsel to many business clients, Kelly has been engaged to assist in a wide variety of business and commercial matters, including advising on board matters and corporate governance issues and negotiating shareholder agreements, operating agreements, employment arrangements and other significant commercial contracts.
Kelly serves on Robinson Bradshaw's board of directors and as co-chair of the firm's Corporate Department.
Honors & Awards
Represented an international information technology company in multiple strategic acquisitions of technology and information solutions companies.
Represented a public software company in its acquisition by an international information solutions provider.
Represented a private technology and software provider in complex licensing transactions with major media and entertainment content providers.
Represents a public company in acquisitions of domestic and international industrial products businesses from both public and private companies and dispositions of such businesses to financial and strategic buyers.
Represents private companies in a general counsel capacity to manage and address general commercial legal needs.
Counsels a technology and software provider on issues related to development and protection of proprietary technologies.
Represents a telecommunications company in the negotiation of complex licensing transactions related to LTE base station technology.
Represents manufacturing companies in supply and distributorship arrangements and other contracting matters.
Advises a North Carolina community bank regarding the acquisition of mission critical information systems technologies.
News & Events
- Eight Named “Lawyer of the Year”Aug. 16, 2017
- May 12, 2017
- Eight Attorneys Named "Lawyer of the Year"Aug. 15, 2016
- Aug. 18, 2015
- Firm Topped North Carolina Rankings in Eight Practice AreasAug. 19, 2014
- Aug. 15, 2013
- Aug. 23, 2012
- Feb. 18, 2011
- Forty-Six Robinson Bradshaw Attorneys Named North Carolina Super Lawyers, North Carolina Rising Stars for 2010Jan. 28, 2010
- Jan. 23, 2009
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- Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act of 2010 Heralds Important Changes for Private Fund ManagersJuly 21, 2010Robinson Bradshaw Publication
- Aug. 25, 2009Robinson Bradshaw Publication
- April 10, 2009Robinson Bradshaw Publication
- U.S. Navy, active duty, 1993-95
- Festival in the Park, Board of Directors
- Bradford Preparatory School, Board of Directors
- Charlotte Secondary School, Board of Directors, 2015-16
- Charlotte Arts & Sciences Council Leadership Training Program, 2008-09