Shareholder, Christman Kelley & Clarke, P.C.
Santa Barbara, California and Dallas, Texas
Dugan Kelley received his Juris Doctor from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He has extensive experience representing clients in trade secret, catastrophic injury, class action, product liability, intellectual property, defamation, and other complex litigation matters. Dugan's practice also includes representing companies and family businesses in providing advice and counsel in the capacity as outside general counsel.
Dugan has tried administrative law cases in labor and employment matters. He has expertise in representing Employers and Management in litigation and collective bargaining negotiations involving labor disputes and labor unions. Dugan’s administrative and employment law expertise includes conducting risk assessments for management, and investigating, prosecuting, and defending charges in hearings before federal courts and administrative bodies.
Dugan was previously a partner with Cappello & Noel, one of the nation’s foremost complex commercial litigation firms, in Santa Barbara, California. While at Cappello, he successfully prosecuted and defended major commercial litigation involving a variety of commercial matters such as lender liability, contract and transactional disputes, and fraud.