Kelly E. Preston

Senior Attorney

Kelly Preston is a senior attorney in Dykema's San Antonio office. She focuses her practice on litigation and labor and employment matters.

Kelly defends employers of all sizes and across all industries in all phases of employment law litigation in state and federal court. Additionally, Kelly represents employers in all aspects of mediation, arbitration, and settlement negotiations, and in federal and state agency proceedings.  Moreover, she conducts workplace investigations and provides advice and counseling regarding compliance and time-sensitive employment matters.

  • Bar Admissions

    • Named to Best Lawyers' "Ones to Watch" list for Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2022-2024

    • Recognized in San Antonio Magazine's "Top Attorneys in San Antonio" List, 2022 and 2023

    • Recognized in San Antonio Magazine's "Top Attorneys in San Antonio" Rising Star List, 2020 and 2021

    • “One of the Best Labor and Employment Defense Attorneys in San Antonio,” Scene in S.A. Magazine, 2015-2017

    • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow

    • San Antonio Bar Foundation, Fellow

    • Federal Bar Association

    • San Antonio Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Secretary

    • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association

    • Defense Counsel of San Antonio

    • State Bar of Texas, Labor & Employment Law Section


Areas of client focus

Latest News and Insights

Press Releases8.17.23

194 Dykema Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 and Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch”

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 194 of its attorneys, in multiple practice…

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Press Releases1.18.23

Bohlen, Hernandez, Preston Elected to the San Antonio Bar Foundation Fellows Program

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Brooke Bohlen, John Hernandez, and Kelly…

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Press Releases11.1.22

27 Dykema Attorneys Named "Top Attorneys in San Antonio" by San Antonio Magazine

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is pleased to announce that 27 of its attorneys are listed as…

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