Kelly Kesner


Kelly Kesner is the Administrative Partner in the Miami office of Lewis Brisbois and is a member of the General Liability Practice. She is licensed to practice in Florida, Georgia, and Texas. Her practice focuses on premises liability, negligent security, products liability, catastrophic injury, motor vehicle accidents, and asbestos litigation.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Ms. Kesner practiced at litigation firms in Miami and Atlanta handling both general liability and asbestos litigation matters, as well as represented clients in arbitration and court proceedings in various securities litigation cases.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • General Liability

Additional Experience


American Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Top Rated Lawyer Since 2020
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite, 2017 & 2019


Georgia State University

Juris Doctor, 2003

Florida Atlantic University

Bachelor of Arts, 1996


Alvarez, Reinaldo and Kesner, Kelly. Battling the Opioid Epidemic "At first they were a lifeline. Now they are a noose around my neck." Trial Advocate Quarterly: Vol. 37, No. 3 (Summer 2018). Article originally published in the Trial Advocate Quarterly