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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 and private equity funds 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.

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Community Affiliations

  • U.S. Navy, active duty, 1993-95
  • Mountain Island Charter School, Board of Directors, 2020-present
  • Festival in the Park, Board of Directors, 2009-19
  • Bradford Preparatory School, Board of Directors, 2018-19
  • Charlotte Secondary School, Board of Directors, 2015-16
  • Charlotte Arts & Sciences Council Leadership Training Program, 2008-09
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