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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, Creighton University, 2006, Dean's List; Creighton Law Review, Lead Articles Editor; Moot Court Board of Directors, Director
    • B.B.A., University of Iowa, 2003, Finance/Marketing; Dean's List
    • Coursework, Harvard University, 2002

Keith has dedicated his career to defending health care entities, health care professionals, and product manufacturers in courtrooms, boardrooms, and everywhere in between. His clients demand unparalleled industry knowledge and top-flight trial skills to protect their interests and bottom lines. He has built career-long client relationships based on an understanding of those clients’ business models and particular goals. His significant experience includes:

  • Defending health care entities and professionals in medical negligence litigation;
  • Defending health care entities in commercial litigation disputes;
  • Representing health care professionals before licensing boards;
  • Defending product manufacturers in product liability litigation.
  • Lead trial counsel for the largest healthcare system in the region.
  • National lead trial counsel for a leading national food flavor manufacturer.
  • Lead trial counsel for a regional nursing education institution.
  • Counsel to countless healthcare professionals in action before state licensing boards.
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Is ED patient’s own conduct a viable defense strategy?
ED Legal Letter, Vol. 29, No. 9
September 2018
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Legal exposure for ED and hospital if patients refuse discharge
ED Legal Letter, Vol. 29, No. 6
June 2018
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ED registration processes can trigger litigation against hospital
Hospital Access Management, Vol. 36, No. 2
February 2017
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What if plaintiff can’t prove EP was negligent?
ED Legal Letter, Vol. 27, No. 11
November 2016
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Dignity Health Perinatal Safety Summit
Scottsdale, Arizona
October 5-7, 2016
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Examining legal pitfalls for EPs when treating patients with time-sensitive diagnoses
ED Legal Letter, Vol. 27, No. 3
March 2016
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Patient ‘bounced back’ to your ED? It’s an opportunity to stop bad outcome, lawsuit
ED Legal Letter, Vol. 26, No. 9
September 2015
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Birth injury litigation: Prevention and management
Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Overland Park, Kansas
June 24, 2015
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Birth injury litigation: Prevention and management
Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri
May 12, 2015
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State medical board complaint can fuel ED med/mal suit, and vice versa: Don’t ‘go it alone’
ED Legal Letter, Vol. 26, No. 4
April 2015