Kelsey focuses his practice on counseling start-ups and emerging growth businesses in the technology, life sciences and agtech industries, as well as lifestyle businesses, action sports brands and food and beverage companies. He regularly assists clients with the structuring, negotiation and documentation of business transactions, including entity formations, venture capital financings, joint ventures, secured and unsecured debt offerings, spin-offs/divestitures, IPOs, crowdfunding and mergers and acquisitions.

In addition, Kelsey teaches “Deals” as an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law and regularly guest speaks to undergraduate and MBA students at USD’s School of Business.

As a Southern California native, Kelsey enjoys to travel and lives an active lifestyle of surfing, hiking, diving, snow sports and playing basketball.