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.

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