Kelly Shami focuses her practice on commercial litigation and has experience in advising and representing clients in commercial disputes.
Prior to joining McDermott, Kelly clerked for the Honorable Beth Bloom in the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Prior to clerking for Judge Bloom, Kelly clerked for the Honorable R. Fred Lewis at the Supreme Court of Florida.
During her clerkship with Justice Lewis, Kelly obtained her MBA with a specialization in real estate and graduated third in her class. Additionally, Kelly served as editor-in-chief of the University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review during law school, and she was extensively involved in Miami Law’s public interest and pro bono programs.
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