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Kelly Noyes is a Shareholder in the Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group and co-Chair of the Class Actions Section.

Kelly specializes in complex business litigation, particularly in the areas of contract disputes, business torts, insurance coverage, ERISA, environmental disputes, collections and consumer litigation defense, appeals, and toxic torts. Kelly pairs her knowledge of the law with a passion for understanding her clients’ businesses, so she can achieve cost-effective resolutions to clients’ problems, both in and out of the courtroom. She partners with businesses of all sizes – from small start-ups to Fortune 100 companies – and has particular experience in the health care sector, working with providers, payers, and vendors to resolve disputes and implement procedures to avoid future litigation.

Kelly regularly litigates in both state and federal courts throughout the country, including litigating appeals before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.

  • 411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1000
    Milwaukee, WI 53202-4427
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison, J.D., summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, graduated 2007
  • Michigan State University, B.A., graduated 2004
Bar Admissions
  • Wisconsin, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Association of Women Lawyer - Member; Board Member, 2016-2018
  • Economic Justice Institute, University of Wisconsin Law School - Member; Board President and Board Member, 2011-2018
  • Elmbrook Humane Society - Board of Directors
  • Medical College of Wisconsin - Cancer Center Philanthropic Board, Community Events Chair
  • Milwaukee Ballet - Board of Directors
  • Milwaukee Bar Association - Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin - Member
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:
  • Insurance Law
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Star (2012-2021)
  • Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission Pro Bono Honor Society (2014)
  • Wisconsin Law Journal, Up & Coming Lawyer (2014)
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • KNOW Women – Milwaukee (2020-2022)
  • Association for Women Lawyers Community Involvement Award (2020)
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Health Care Law


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