Erin E. Kelly is a partner in Sidley Austin LLP’s general litigation practice group. She has litigated a wide array of civil litigation matters, including class action lawsuits alleging violations of ERISA, litigation filed under the federal securities laws, patent disputes, and additional general commercial matters. Ms. Kelly has trial experience in federal court, Illinois state court, and has participated in AAA arbitrations and administrative proceedings. She also serves on the board of the Center for Conflict Resolution, the Leader Council of the Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, and is a member of several bar associations, including the Executive Board of the Chicago Bar Association’s Alliance for Women, the Chicago Bar Association’s judicial evaluation committee, and the Federal Bar Association. Ms. Kelly received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 1993 and her Juris Doctor from the Duke University School of Law in 1996.