Spencer Kelly



Spencer Kelly is a senior associate in the San Francisco office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Mr. Kelly has extensive experience in civil litigation of complex personal injury actions, premises liability, product liability, and intentional torts, including defamation, as well as construction and environmental matters.

Mr. Kelly has participated in numerous trials and arbitrations, and he has mediated dozens of cases to successful results. Mr. Kelly’s general liability practice includes defense of serious personal injury matters, including traumatic brain injury and wrongful death.

Mr. Kelly represents large retailers, department stores, health clubs, restaurants and night clubs in premises liability cases involving catastrophic injuries. Mr. Kelly represents ride-sharing services with respect to automobile liability claims, including wrongful death. Mr. Kelly represents numerous manufacturers and retailers in product liability matters.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • General Liability




Syracuse University, College of Law

Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1997

  • Syracuse Law Review, Staff Editor, 1995-1997

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1994

Legal Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, Legal Research & Writing, 1996-1997
  • United States Army, Judge Advocate General Corps, Lieutenant Colonel, 2003-2017