Kelsey L. Swaim
Associate
(304) 262-3516
Office: Martinsburg
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law
B.S. West Virginia University
Licensure: MD | WV
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Biography

Kelsey Swaim concentrates her legal practice in the areas of banking, finance, and real estate law and has extensive experience in commercial and residential real estate transactions, including agreements, deeds, easements, promissory notes, and deeds of trust.

Work Experience

2014 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2013-2014 Research Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law
2013 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2012-2013 Extern, The Pennsylvania State University Athletic Compliance Office
2012 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Speaking Engagements

Kelsey L. Swaim, "Alternative Dispute Resolution and Social Media: How Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Impact Social Networking," 5 Yearbook on Arbitration & Mediation (2014)

Kelsey L. Swaim, et al., "Education & Entrepreneurship: Implications for Contemporary Microfinance," 4 Am. J. of Bus. Educ. 11 (Nov. 2011)

Presenter, European Applied Business Research Conference, Barcelona, Spain (June 2011)

Key Experience

Assist lenders in drafting commercial loan documents, including loan agreements, promissory notes, deeds of trust, and security agreements
Serve as settlement agent for commercial and residential real estate transactions; draft and review various documents incidental thereto, such as deeds, easements, right-of-way agreements, and releases
Assist business entities with corporate governance matters including drafting resolutions, operating agreements, and entity formations in various states

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Maryland State Bar
West Virginia State Bar
Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation, The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law (Volumes 5 and 6)

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