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  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. (2013)
  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law, J.D. (2016)


  • California
Kelly Champ, Associate Orange County
Phone: +1 949.798.1388
3 Park Plaza, 20th Floor
Irvine, CA 92614-8505

Kelly Champ is an associate in the Antitrust and Litigation groups at the Orange County office of Crowell & Moring. Kelly focuses on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on antitrust defense, complex antitrust recovery, as well as other commercial litigation matters.

Kelly has litigated for multiple Fortune 500 companies on complex issues when his clients have been victims of price-fixing cartels or other antitrust violations. Some examples are assisting one of the world’s largest computer manufacturers recover from an international optical disk drive price-fixing cartel, as well as assisting other Fortune 500 distribution and logistics companies recover for damages caused by international cartels. Kelly also advises on other issues relating to complex and class action litigation.

Kelly earned both his B.A. in philosophy and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. In law school, he won Best Oral Argument in his section and was the president of the Boalt Veteran Assistance Project. With BVAP, Kelly championed relationships with Berkeley law professors and local attorneys to serve the surrounding veteran community. Some issues Kelly worked on include negotiating a trademark agreement between the university and the Berkeley student-veteran group; providing legal assistance to local homeless veterans and assisting them with obtaining VA benefits; negotiating a deal for a client in a landlord-tenant dispute; and providing assistance to veterans appealing their disability claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Kelly also spent several years as a board member with the nonprofit group Cal Armed Forces for Equity and Inclusion.

Before his time at Berkeley, Kelly enlisted in the Marine Corps and served on a Close-Quarters Battle team, where he specialized in explosive, thermal, and mechanical breaching.


Admitted to practice: California