Kelly V. Dunn
  1. Counsel

Ms. Dunn is counsel in Davis Polk’s Trusts & Estates Department. She advises clients on estate planning, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxation, trust and estate administration and charitable giving, including the creation and administration of charitable organizations.

Of Note

  • Member, Trusts, Estates and Surrogate’s Court Committee, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Developing Artists
  • New York University School of Law Tax Policy Fellow, U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Taxation, 2004-2005

Professional History

  • Counsel, 2014-present
  • Associate, Davis Polk, 2012-2014
  • Associate, Schulte Roth & Zabel, 2006-2012
  • Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, 2005-2006

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.A., Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 1999
    • summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2004
    • magna cum laude
    • Order of the Coif
  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2005