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277 S. Washington Street
Suite 550
Alexandria, VA 22314

Washington, D.C.
1140 Third Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

400 East Pratt Street
Suite 800
Baltimore, MD 21202


J.D., American University, Washington College of Law

B.A., Drew University


Best Lawyers in America® distinction in Litigation - Insurance (2023-2024)

Top Rated Lawyer – AV® Preeminent™, Martindale-Hubbell

Outstanding Advocacy, Presented by Medmarc, The 32nd Annual Medical Device Seminar


Kelly Lippincott is a Partner in the Alexandria office of GRSM. She focuses her practice on insurance coverage, product liability, and professional liability. Her clients include insurers, manufacturers, distributors, lawyers, title agents, real estate agents, and insurance agents and brokers who rely on her to defend civil lawsuits and develop ways to avoid litigation.

Kelly has first-chaired dozens of jury and bench trials in federal and state courts in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. She has also argued before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. In addition, Kelly’s experience as a plaintiff’s personal injury lawyer brings a unique understanding to her defense work.

In the area of insurance coverage, she has advised insurers on an array of matters, including bad faith, and defended insurers in federal and state courts. Kelly has litigated disputes involving property coverage, life insurance coverage, and additional insureds, as well as other areas of coverage.

In product liability suits in federal and state courts, she has represented a wide variety of manufacturers and distributors.

Kelly has successfully tried professional liability cases brought against realtors, insurance agents, and attorneys. She previously served as Chair of the Professional Liability Section of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys.

Before entering private practice, she clerked for the Hon. Patricia A. Broderick of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. During law school, Kelly served as a student-attorney in the Criminal Justice Clinic, both representing criminal defendants and prosecuting criminal matters in the Maryland District Court for Montgomery County.


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Courts, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit


  • Defense Research Institute, DRI Products Liability Committee, Membership Vice Chair, 2012
  • Defense Research Institute’s Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium, Program Co-Vice Chair, 2017
  • Defense Research Institute’s Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium, Program Chair, 2018
  • Defense Research Institute’s For the Defense, Editor for Insurance Law Committee-dedicated issues
  • Defense Research Institute’s Insurance Law Committee, Online Community Vice Chair
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