U.S. Supreme Court
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Keith started his practice as a trial lawyer. He represented financial institutions for most of his career, but enjoys representing individuals and small business owners, medical groups, artists, architects, museums, wineries, CPAs, investors and trust administrators in a wide range of topics.
He now concentrates on corporate work, and believes his litigation experience provides insight into how transactions can go bad and the potential minefields to avoid when structuring many business deals.
His career goal has been, and continues to be, to build long-term client relationships, founded on confidence, trust and sensible legal advice.
A few representative samples are:
In the now distant past, he was lead counsel in the following reported cases:
He also enjoyed representing the organizers of the Mid-Summer Mozart Festival in San Francisco, as well as performing some corporate work for members of the Grateful Dead and other Bay Area musicians. Nevertheless, he considers all of his clients to be Rock Stars in their own right.
Keith is rated AV® PreeminentTM by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer reviewed rating for ethical standards and legal ability.
J.D., Southwestern School of Law, 1977
B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1974