Austin Kelly joined Ropes & Gray’s Chicago office in 2022 and practices in the private capital transactions and sports groups. Prior to law school, Austin attended the University of Iowa, where he earned his B.A. in Ethics and Public Policy and was a two-time Academic All Big-Ten athlete with the university’s football team. Austin then earned his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law, where he was a research assistant for Associate Dean Carin Crain and a member of the Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems.
- Co-author, “Navigating the NCAA's new guidance on student-athlete NIL compensation,” Westlaw Today (December 14, 2022)
- JD, University of Iowa College of Law, 2022; Student Writer, Journal of Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems
- BA (Ethics and Public Policy), University of Iowa, 2018
Admissions / Qualifications
- Illinois, 2022