Kelley Duke

Litigation attorney Kelley B. Duke has been named the 2022 chairperson of the international law firm network, SCG Legal.

Comprised of more than 12,000 attorneys, SCG Legal is a global network of full-service law firms offering legal, regulatory, government relations, and business strategy solutions to corporate, individual, and nonprofit clients around the world. Collectively SCG Legal member firms have the global reach, resources, and influence to quickly mobilize legal teams that drive value and assist clients with matters anywhere in the world. As chairperson, Duke will lead the organization as it continues to be a driving force for professional excellence in the law.

“Ireland Stapleton is a long-standing member of SCG Legal. We are proud to have Kelley at the helm of the network with her ardent passion for advancing the legal profession. There is no better person to proactively help member firms take on challenges and achieve success in the ever-changing legal landscape.”

Managing Director Erica L. Tarpey

Duke is the Director of Ireland Stapleton’s Litigation Practice Group. In her practice, she serves as lead counsel to local, national, and international clients in complex commercial litigation matters, and she serves as a strategic legal advisor and as outside general counsel for clients in industries including transportation, oil and gas, and fire and emergency services. She is a staunch advocate for the creation of economic security for women and girls. Duke has held many leadership positions within the Women’s Foundation of Colorado to advance this cause, including having served on the Board of Trustees for over six years.