Kelsey S.Bryan


Los Angeles +

Kelsey Bryan focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation. She has represented multinational companies against allegations of monopolization and price-fixing conspiracy and has defended clients in Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission challenges to proposed acquisitions. Kelsey also has significant experience defending against breach of corporate and agent fiduciary duty claims and with managed care litigation. She has practiced in state and federal courts and has experience with multidistrict litigation.

Kelsey maintains an active pro bono practice. She recently helped brothers from Cuba win asylum under the Migrant Protection Protocols, briefing their legal and factual arguments and representing them during trial before an administrative law judge. She has assisted a victim of human trafficking win a significant judgment in a civil claim against her trafficker. She also represented a client who was sentenced to life in prison without parole as a juvenile and was seeking habeas corpus relief in federal court.


  • PinnacleHealth System and Penn State Hershey attempt to merge Pennsylvania hospitalsJones Day represented PinnacleHealth System and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center as antitrust counsel in the hospitals' proposed merger.
  • HeidelbergCement and Lehigh Hanson acquire Italcementi for $4.1 billionJones Day secured antitrust approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the $4.1 billion acquisition by HeidelbergCement AG and its U.S. subsidiary Lehigh Hanson, Inc. of Italcementi S.p.A. and its subsidiary Essroc.