Kelsey Endres joined Montgomery Scarp & Chait as an attorney in 2007. Admitted to the Washington State bar, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and United States District Courts for both the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington, she concentrates in civil railroad and maritime litigation from initial discovery through motion practice and pretrial briefing, arbitration/trial, and appeal. She has won numerous summary judgment, arbitration, and appellate decisions for her clients.
Kelsey is a member of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel's (NARTC) Executive Committee. She served the inaugural two-year term on its Young Attorneys Executive Advisory Board, has presented on various topics at CLE conferences, and received the NARTC's Service Award in 2012. She also provides pro bono services to nonimmigrant survivors of domestic violence.
Kelsey received her undergraduate (economics) and law degrees from the University of Washington. During law school, she clerked with the Washington Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division and Montgomery Scarp, represented clients at the law school's Workers' Rights Clinic (formerly known as the Unemployment Compensation Clinic), and interned at Avvo.com. She also co-founded the Business Law Association (formerly known as the Society for Small Business Development), which successfully advocated to start the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic to offer low or no cost legal and business counseling to entrepreneurs and non-profits throughout the Pacific Northwest.
When not practicing law, Kelsey enjoys outdoor adventures, traveling, wine tasting, and football season.