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Mayer Brown

700 LOUISIANA STREET, SUITE 3400, HOUSTON, TX 77002-2730, USA
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Work +1 713 238 3000
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Charles Kelley

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Work +1 713 238 2634
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Mayer Brown

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Litigation

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Charles Kelley focuses on civil litigation. He represents major corporations, oil companies, national construction engineering firms, real estate investment companies, banks, accounting firms, and other business entities in federal and state court litigation involving federal and state statutes, common law claims, professional malpractice claims, and other commercial litigation. Charles’s experience has included a jury trial in federal court, and state court bench trials. Prior to law school, he was employed by Amoco Oil Company as a mechanical engineer and held positions as a project engineer, inspection engineer, and unit maintenance engineer in Amoco's largest and most complex refinery.

Education

The University of Texas School of Law, JD, with honors 1991 Executive Editor, Texas Law Review Order of the Coif The University of Texas, Cockrell School of Engineering, BSME 1985


United States: Finance

Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Within: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Mayer Brown is particularly well known for representing financial institutions in the their capacities as lenders as well as distressed investors. The team has been involved in a number of high-profile energy engagements, including Arch Coal, in which the firm represents PNC Bank and PNC Capital Markets regarding an exit finance facility; and, for the same clients, in their capacity as administrator of the asset-backed debtor-in-possession securitization and letter-of-credit facility, it is advising on the Peabody Energy bankruptcy. In a highlight showcasing the firm’s litigation strength, New York-based Frederick Hyman and Houston litigator Charles Kelley represented Wilmington Trust as bilateral loan agent in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of the Taiwan-based company TMT Shipping. Brian Trust heads the team from New York.

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