Kelly Stevens is Cleary Gottlieb’s Chief Operating Officer.

She is responsible for the firm’s global operations, including finance, technology, business development, human resources, practice development, facilities, and other direct legal support. As a key member of Cleary’s global management team, Kelly works closely with the partnership in advancing the firm’s strategic goals.

Kelly joined Cleary in 2011 from Lehman Brothers/Barclays Capital, where she held several leadership positions, including serving as the chief operating officer for the investment bank’s Global Financial Institutions Group. She serves on the board of directors of The Door, a youth services organization.

Kelly received her M.B.A. from Columbia University and her A.B. from Harvard College.