Orrick’s Kelly Cullen Named to Irish Legal 100 List


Congratulations to Kelly Cullen, Director of Orrick’s Global Operations and Innovation Center (GOIC), on her selection to the Irish Legal 100 list. This annual list recognizes distinguished American lawyers, members of the judiciary and legal scholars of Irish descent for their career achievements. Past honorees include U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, as well as Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch.

As leader of Orrick’s GOIC, Kelly oversees a team of 350+ who support the firm’s offices globally from Wheeling, West Virginia. She has been instrumental in navigating the office’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and working closely with firm management on future plans. Kelly also leads Orrick's Career Associate program, offering 40+ attorneys in offices across the U.S. an alternative to the partner track. She has been instrumental to the program’s growth, recruiting diverse and experienced lawyers, including veterans and former federal district and appellate court clerks.