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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 Volpi is the Chair of Health Care Professional Liability practice group. He defends companies and individuals in high-stakes matters involving significant injuries and exposure in courtrooms, boardrooms and everywhere in between. His clients include health care entities, health care professionals, product manufacturers and companies in several other industries. Keith has unparalleled industry knowledge, top-flight litigation skills, and a deep understanding of business models and goals to protect his clients’ interests and bottom lines. 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; and
  • Defending companies in high-stakes personal injury litigation.


  • Lead trial counsel for the largest healthcare system in the region.
  • Lead trial counsel for a leading national food flavor manufacturer.
  • Litigation counsel for a professional sports franchise.
  • Counsel to countless healthcare professionals in actions before state licensing boards.
eAlerts Updates
July 13, 2021
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ED Communication Breakdowns True Cause of Many Malpractice Lawsuits
ED Legal Letter, Vol. 30, No. 2
February 2019
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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