Kelly McMahon is the Senior Vice President and Chair of the Classification and Rating Administration for the Motion Picture Association. Since 2007, she advised the MPA on a variety of legal matters, both domestically and globally, including corporate governance, privacy, employment law, and contract negotiation. In 2017, she assumed the role as counsel to the Classification and Rating Administration (CARA) and the Advertising Administration. She provides guidance about the rating and advertising rules, advises the CARA leadership, and oversees the Appeals Board process. She was named Deputy Chair of CARA on November 15, 2018.
Prior to joining the MPA, Kelly was a corporate associate at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell, LLP. Kelly received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law and her B.S. in Athletic Administration from St. John’s University. Prior to attending law school, Kelly was a contract analyst in the Player Personnel department at the National Football League.