Chicago Corporate Lawyer

Kelly is a Chicago corporate lawyer, where he serves as both outside general counsel and strategic advisor for business clients as they navigate important legal and business decisions and challenges in their respective business industries.  With a focus on representing entrepreneurs, professionals, and privately-held businesses, Kelly’s clients seek his legal counsel with both day-to-day legal issues and complex business matters.

Kelly has over a decade of experience in handling corporate law and business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions (asset purchases and business sales), contract law, business organizations and reorganizations, trademarks, and other related corporate transactions.  He has also formed and restructured various corporate entities, including corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies, and has advised clients with respect to their business operations, business entity selection, and the admission of new owners (passive and active) in connection with their respective corporate entities.

Kelly integrates his knowledge and experience of the law with a business-minded, entrepreneurial approach to legal issues and strives to minimize risk and add value wherever possible.


Chicago Corporate Lawyer

Kelly’s has over a decade of experience providing counsel on a range of corporate transactions in various business industries. Kelly's mission as a Chicago corporate lawyer is to provide affordable, accessible, and personalized business counsel to all of his business clients. Kelly advises business clients on a variety of corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, business organizations and reorganizations, commercial contract review and development, sales and consulting agreements, and intellectual property matters, specifically trademarks.

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Kelly Frame, Esq
Kelly Frame, EsqPartner
“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

My History

In his early years, Kelly spent summers in Florida and winters in Park City, Utah. Besides skiing and surfing, he enjoys playing soccer, golf and tennis. Additionally, Kelly Frame studied international law in Sydney, Australia, traveled Central and South America, Indonesia and Southeast Asia, and worked with Habitat for Humanity, building houses in Nicaragua.

Kelly joined our Chicago law firm in 2008 as the firm’s transactional Chicago corporate lawyer, representing entrepreneurs, inventors, start-ups, and private companies in a range of industries.  Kelly focuses his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, business organizations and re-organizations, contract development and negotiation, employment, and intellectual property, specifically trademarks.

Whether the legal matter involves a straight forward trademark registration or a business acquisition, Kelly’s mission as a Chicago corporate lawyer is to provide affordable, accessible, and personalized business counsel to all of his clients.  Like our other corporate attorneys, Kelly firmly believes in developing lasting, successful client relationships with all of the firm’s business and entrepreneurial clients.

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