Kelley Herrin

Kelley Herrin has been a civil litigator for over 20 years. She has extensive experience in handling commercial surety and liability insurer issues, defenses, and claims, as well as civil tort claims.


Kelley represents sureties, insurers, business entities and individuals. She serves as general counsel for Georgia Pack & Load Moving and Storage, Inc., a well known, Georgia moving company, as well as Oconee Metal Recovery, Inc. In 2009, Kelley was named a “Rising Star” in Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of surety law.

Kelley graduated with highest honors from Georgia Tech in 1994, earning a degree in Industrial Engineering. While studying at Georgia Tech, she was selected as one of only two undergraduates to work as an electromagnetism physics instructor due to her outstanding performance in physics during her sophomore year.

Kelley was also actively involved in campus life, serving as the treasurer of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, and as a Solid Gold Football Recruiting Hostess for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets after being chosen for the role.

Kelley then went on to law school at the University of Georgia, where she graduated in 1997. While in law school, Kelley was an articles editor for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law.

After law school, Kelley worked for a well respected, large Altanta law firm with a focus on insurance defense, property damage claims, personal injury defense and insurance coverage. In 2007, Kelley began working with Thompson & Slagle LLC, a successful boutique surety law firm, where Kelley continued to work until 2022. While working for Thompson & Slagle LLC, Kelley enjoyed representing sureties and insurers, while also representing plaintiffs in medical malpractice and personal injury claims.

In 2022, after the senior partner of the firm retired, Kelley and John Alexander, also a long time attorney with Thompson & Slagle, LLC, formed Herrin & Alexander, LLC.

Kelley is a member of the construction section of the Fidelity and Surety Law Committee, Women in Surety, and the Atlanta Surety Claims Association.