Commercial Litigation


Kelsey Bond is an associate in Brown Rudnick’s Commercial Litigation group in the Hartford office.

Kelsey practices all aspects of complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts across the country. Kelsey has experience litigating disputes resulting from business transactions, including M&A litigation and other commercial disputes.  Kelsey has litigated claims related to fraud, breaches of representations and warranties, indemnity disputes, and escrow disputes, among others.  Kelsey has experience drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, defending depositions, case-dispositive motion briefing, trial preparation, post-trial briefing, and favorable settlement negotiation.

While at the University of Connecticut School of Law Kelsey was the Assistant Managing Editor of the Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal, a member of the Moot Court Board, and earned CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Pre-Trial Litigation, Evidence, and Constitutional law.



Representation of private equity portfolio company in connection with a fraud and breach of contract dispute arising out of a stock purchase agreement resulting in a favorable confidential post-trial settlement in the District of Delaware.

Representation of a publicly-traded corporation in connection with a breach of contract dispute related to an enterprise resources planning system services contract resulting in a trial victory in the Sothern District of New York.

Ongoing representation of a global private equity M&A firm in connection with various aspects of due diligence related to litigation risk and ongoing disputes involving potential target companies.

Representation of a committee of equity security holders for a publicly traded company in litigation against former corporate lenders in connection with a Chapter 7 restructuring resulting in a favorable confidential settlement.

Representation of individual executive against claims arising out of a corporate merger between two industry leading corporations.


University of Connecticut School of Law – J.D., honors, 2016
University of Connecticut – B.A., 2013

Bar Admissions

Co-author, "Brown Rudnick’s M&A Trial Victory Highlights the Importance of Fundamental Representations" Brown Rudnick Alert, April 2019
Co-author, "Representation and Warranty Insurance: Navigating the Claims Process" Brown Rudnick Alert, January 29, 2019
Co-author, "Brown Rudnick’s M&A Trial Victory Highlights the Importance of Adhering to Contractual Requirements When Asserting Post-Closing Indemnification Claims" Brown Rudnick Alert, January 2018
Awards and Honors
Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© as “Ones to Watch” for Commercial Litigation (2021)