Kelsey Leiper Imam



Kelsey Leiper Imam is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Houston office, where she is a member of the firm’s Energy Litigation Practice.

Prior to Foley, Kelsey was an associate with a civil litigation law firm where her primary practice was litigation, with a focus on healthcare and commercial disputes. She also worked for two years with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office as an assistant district attorney, where she tried twelve cases to jury verdict. After law school, Kelsey served as a briefing attorney for the Honorable Sharon Keller on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. 

During law school, Kelsey was strongly engaged in the South Texas’ award-winning, nationally recognized advocacy program and competed in the prestigious invitation only Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition.


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, TX (J.D., summa cum laude, 2014)
    • Dean’s List
    • Member, Varsity Mock Trial
    • Member, Varsity Moot Court
    • National Order of Barristers
    • Member, South Texas Law Review
    • Awards, Legal Research and Writing I, Contracts I, Torts I, Constitutional Law, Property I and Texas Trial and Appellate Procedure
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (B.B.A., summa cum laude, 2011)
    • Business Honors Program


  • Texas