Kelly Chen, MPA – 2017 Top 100 Under 50


Kelly Chen,  MPA
Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP
The University of Texas at Austin

Kelly Chen is a partner at Munck, Wilson, Mandala, LLP and takes part in the complex litigation resolution group where she concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial and intellectual property litigation. She represents clients in a wide variety of technologies, including semiconductors, telecommunications, and pharmaceuticals. Chen’s legal accomplishments include serving as the lead associate on a trial team that obtained an $88 million-dollar verdict – the nation’s 16th largest jury verdict and 3rd largest in Texas – for patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, and tortious interference. Chen has a plethora of academic accomplishments and has also studied overseas at East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai, China. She has a Juris Doctor Degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and also a Master of Public Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.