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Kellan Potts is an associate attorney in our Capital Region office, and a member of our environmental litigation, insurance defense litigation, and business law and litigation team.  His areas of focus include litigation involving contractual rights, real property transactions, easement rights, conservation rights, constitutional property rights, torts, and commercial sales and purchases. Before joining Rupp Baase, Kellan worked extensively on a Clean Water Act enforcement project for the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

Kellan graduated cum laude from Albany Law School where he was an active member in the moot court program. During law school he interned with the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office, the Department of Justice in Washington D.C., the Federal Defenders of Eastern Tennessee, the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, the Schenectady County Public Defender’s Office, the United States Sentencing Commission, and the Department of Environmental Conservation.

Prior to law school, Kellan moved from Tennessee to New York to attend Binghamton University.


Binghamton University, B.A. summa cum laude

Albany Law School, J.D., cum laude


New York 

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States District Court for the Northern District of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


American Bar Association

New York Bar Association

Albany County Bar Association

Saratoga County Bar Association

Ulster County Bar Association

American Association for Justice


Order of the Barristers: Award for Excellence in Moot Court Program

Justinian Society

National Champion of ABA National Client Counseling Competition