Toyja Kelley Adjunct Professor of Law

Phone: 540-458-8500


Office: Lewis Hall

Areas of Expertise/Classes Taught

Skills Immersion - Litigation


BA, Franklin & Marshall College

JD, College of William & Mary


Toyja Kelley is a Partner with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP in Baltimore. He represents large public and medium-sized businesses in complex commercial disputes. Toyja concentrates his practice in general commercial litigation, construction litigation, professional and product liability, business torts, and insurance coverage. He has achieved positive results for businesses in the manufacturing, retail, real estate, and automotive industries, among others. He has extensive trial experience in the state and federal courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Toyja is an adjunct professor of law at Washington and Lee University. He also has been an active member of the DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar for several years. In 2015, the organization elected Toyja 2nd vice president. He currently serves as President for the nearly 22,000 member international organization. He also served as vice chair to DRI's Center for Law and Public Policy's Issues and Advocacy Committee. Prior to that, he served for two years as chair of DRI's Diversity Committee. He is also a past president of the board of directors of the Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc.