Government Experience

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee—Law Clerk for Hon.Eli J. Richardson
  • Department of Justice: United States Attorney's Office—Intern, Major Crimes Division


  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., magna cum laude


  • District of Columbia
  • Tennessee

Kelsey Clinton


Kelsey Clinton is an associate in the International Trade and White Collar and Regulatory Enforcement practices in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office. Kelsey’s practice focuses on a variety of matters, including analyzing global sanctions and export control regimes to provide compliance guidance, as well as representing clients in government and congressional investigations.

Previously, Kelsey clerked in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee for the Honorable Eli J. Richardson. Kelsey also interned for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia supporting the Major Crimes Division.

While in law school, Kelsey was a member editor of the Stanford Law Review, as well as a board member for the Stanford National Security & the Law Society. During law school, Kelsey additionally served as a student contributor to the Lawfare Blog.

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