As a business owner and former in-house counsel, Kele Bigknife intimately understands problem solving at the highest level within an organization, including balancing growth with risk management. He is an associate attorney in the San Diego office of Price Pelletier focusing on business litigation and transactional matters. Mr. Bigknife represents a diversity of high-profile clients, such as national retail chains and global real estate firms. Prior to joining Price Pelletier, he was Associate Corporate Counsel at a multinational technology company. In this capacity, he managed the Regulatory Affairs and Compliance department and advised on complex commercial and technology agreements. While attending University of Michigan Law School, Mr. Bigknife was an editor of the Michigan Business and Entrepreneurial Law Review and was a student attorney for the Michigan Veterans Legal Clinic, representing veterans and their immediate families in civil legal matters. As a native San Diegan, Kele enjoys going hiking with his wife and two Doberman Pinchers, and cooking BBQ for family and friends.


  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor (2017)
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles (2014)


  • State Bar of California
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Association of Corporate Counsel