Kelsey P. Donnalley
Senior Associate

1100 Peachtree Street NE Suite 2800, Atlanta, GA USA 30309


Kelsey Donnalley focuses her practice on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and general corporate and securities matters.

Kelsey worked as a summer associate with the firm in 2012. While attending law school, she served as an intern to the Honorable Barbara Jackson in the North Carolina Supreme Court.

Kelsey was recognized in 2021 and 2022 as one of the "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" for Corporate Law by The Best Lawyers in America®.


Represented CRH plc, the international building materials group, in its acquisition of Ash Grove Cement Company, a leading U.S. cement manufacturer for $3.5 billion, and its divestiture of its Americas Distribution division to Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. for $2.63 billion.

Represented Aarons, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) in its $650 million acquisition of Progressive Finance Holdings, LLC.Represented In’Tech Medical, a portfolio company of French equity fund, Eurazeo PME, in its acquisition of Bradshaw Medical, a U.S. manufacturer of orthopedic devices.

Represented Questel, a portfolio company of IK Investments, in its acquisition of MultiLing, a U.S.-based, international provider of legal translation services in the IP space.

Represented Oldcastle Building Products, North America’s largest manufacturer of masonry and hardscape products, and second largest manufacturer of dry mix and lawn and garden products, in its acquisition of Buckeye Resources, an Ohio-based soil and mulch manufacturer, and Abbotsford Concrete Products, a hardscapes leader in western Canada.

Represented Fortegra Financial Corp (NYSE: FRF) in its $218 million sale to Tiptree Financial (Nasdaq: TIPT).

Represented Zodiac Aerospace, one of the largest providers of aircraft equipment and on board systems for commercial, regional and business aircraft, and helicopters, in its acquisition by merger of Enviro Systems, Inc., an Oklahoma-based designer and manufacturer of Environment Control Systems for business aviation and helicopters.


University of Georgia School of Law J.D. (2013) cum laude

University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School B.S. (2010) Business Administration, Dean's List


Georgia (2013)

Professional & Community Activities

Atlanta Community ToolBank, Member of the Board of Directors
Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, SpringBoard Member

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