Kelly Carson

Kelly Carson

Kelly Carson
San Francisco
+1 415 733 6281
Kelly Carson is an associate in Goodwin’s Business Law Department. She joined the firm in 2021.

Areas of Practice

Professional Experience

Ms. Carson worked at Goodwin as a summer associate in 2020. While in law school, she advised nonprofit and for profit businesses on a variety of corporate governance and operational matters as a member of the Social Enterprise and Economic Empowerment Clinic at the University of California Hastings College of the Law.




University of California, Hastings College of the Law

(cum laude)

B.A., English2015

University of Virginia



  • California

Recognition & Awards

While in law school, Ms. Carson served as a Senior Production Editor of the Hastings Law Journal and received four CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for academic achievement.


Ms. Carson’s recent publications include:

  • The Water Is Coming: How Policies for Internally Displaced Persons Can Shape the U.S. Response to Sea Level Rise and the Redistribution of the American Population, 72 HASTINGS L.J. 1279 (2021)