Cara Kelly focuses her practice on complex business disputes, concentrating on real estate litigation, securities litigation, business torts, and breach of contract disputes, as well as advising clients on mitigating risk and streamlining internal controls. She also serves as outside general counsel to several companies. Cara represents clients in both the federal and state courts throughout Texas and New York, representing commercial real estate developers and landlords, oilfield equipment service companies, financial institutions, and other high net worth individuals and clients in matters including contract disputes, commercial real estate disputes, and other litigation. She also represents creditors and other parties-in-interest litigating adversary proceedings in various bankruptcy courts throughout the country, and is experienced in the areas of post-judgment enforcement and collection.
Cara’s real estate litigation practice includes the representation of landlords, investors, and developers in lease disputes, contract matters, and related litigation. She advises commercial landlords on leasing disputes with tenants, alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other matters. She also has wide-ranging experience defending commercial real estate developers against breach of contract and fiduciary claims brought by investors.
Cara’s experience also spans all aspects of the oilfield equipment services industry, and includes representing companies in employment, contract, real estate and investment matters.
While Cara is a dedicated litigator, she applies a variety of strategies and methods to find creative resolutions to business disputes when appropriate. Cara’s clients appreciate her ability to help them handle their business issues efficiently and in alignment with their overall business objectives.