Kelly Bonner | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Kelly Bonner
Kelly Bonner

Kelly Bonner

Associate, New York

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Kelly Bonner is a litigation associate in White & Case's New York office. Ms. Bonner's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts, internal corporate investigations, bankruptcy litigation and antitrust litigation.

Ms. Bonner also worked on the teams that represented a state pension fund in the Chrysler bankruptcy litigation through petition to the US Supreme Court, and a major international bank in connection with class action securities litigation related to the collapse of Enron.

Ms. Bonner has been active in a variety of pro bono matters involving international law and advisement to the United Nations, and most recently helped to draft a report on the status of reparations under international law and potential reparative frameworks for victims of sexual and gender-based violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo for the ABA Committee of US Representatives and Observers to the United Nations. She has also represented indigent victims of domestic violence in pro bono family and matrimonial law cases as the White & Case extern to Her Justice.

Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. Bonner worked with the Committee on the Administration of Justice in Northern Ireland, advising the Consultative Group on the Past as to transitional justice precedents for addressing the legacy of the Troubles and legal obligations under the UK Human Rights Act and the European Convention on Human Rights.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • JD, Fordham University School of Law
  • BA, New York University


  • English


Representation of a major pharmaceutical company in a State Attorney General suit, involving claims under the Sherman Act as well as state antitrust, consumer protection, and RICO laws.

Representation of a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in litigation in Illinois in connection with breach of contract and tortious interference claims.

Representation of individual employees in securities fraud litigation in New York.

Representation of a foreign bank in connection with internal investigation examining the bank’s compliance with US sanctions against Iran.

Representation of a major national oil company in connection with data security breach.

Awards & Recognition

Pro Bono Service Award 2012