Kelly P. Bartley


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Kelly P. Bartley is an associate in the New York office of Milbank LLP and a member of the firm’s Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Group.

Primary Focus & Experience

Ms. Bartley counsels public and privately held companies, financial institutions, corporate executives, and creditors’ committees on a broad array of executive compensation and employee benefit matters.  A significant aspect of her practice involves designing and implementing various compensation and benefit arrangements, including employment agreements, severance and change-in-control plans, and cash and equity-based incentive programs and advising on related tax and disclosure rules.  Ms. Bartley frequently advises publicly-held companies on SEC disclosure requirements related to executive compensation.

Significant recent representations include:

  • Revlon, Inc. in its $870 million acquisition of Elizabeth Arden.
  • Eldorado Resorts, Inc. in connection with recent acquisitions, including its acquisition of Tropicana Entertainment Inc., a transaction valued at $1.85 billion.
  • Nabors Industries, the largest land drilling contractor in the world, in its $220 million acquisition of Tesco Corporation.
  • SEACOR Holdings Inc. in the spin-off of its offshore marine services business, SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc.
  • Red Rock Resorts, Inc. in its initial public offering. 

Recognition & Accomplishments

Ms. Bartley was selected by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” Employee Benefits attorney for the New York Metro area for 2019-2021.

Additional Details
  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D.
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A.
  • New York