Ireland Stapleton litigation attorney, Kelley B. Duke, has been elected to the SCG Legal’s Board of Directors.

The law firm network, SCG Legal, was founded by 17 former state governors in 1989. The network has since grown to be an international law firm network with a membership of 11,000 attorneys in 148 law firms located in 82 countries around the world. By uniting skills, experience and influence, member firms help clients in every industry navigate a complex and ever-changing legal landscape. The network was recognized by Chambers & Partners as a Leading Regional Law Firm Network (Band 1) in 2015. Member firms of SCG Legal practice independently and not in a relationship for the joint practice of law.

Duke is an experienced complex commercial litigator who chairs Ireland Stapleton’s litigation practice group. She prosecutes and defends various size companies in a variety of industries, including real estate development and construction, accounting, marketing and public relations, franchises, snow sports, oil and gas, special districts, and ranch properties, on matters that involve breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, antitrust issues, the protection of intellectual property and trade secrets, residential and commercial real estate litigation, development and water rights disputes, commerce clause and equal protection claims, employment law issues and construction defect disputes. Duke is a tenacious advocate for her clients and maintains a full trial docket handling a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters.