Keeley O. Cronin

Associate

Denver
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Overview

Keeley Cronin focuses her practice on class action litigation defense, privacy and data breach and complex commercial litigation, primarily in the areas of healthcare and education, as well as nationwide insurance clients. Bolstered by her experience clerking for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Keeley is able to evaluate complex matters and devise litigation strategies that comply with state and federal privacy laws and focus on client-first outcomes. Prior to pursuing her professional legal career, Keeley served as an Article Editor for the Wyoming Law Review Journal at the University of Wyoming, College of Law, where she graduated first in her class.

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  • Represent various entities in data and privacy putative class actions, including attending depositions, attending and participating in joint defense calls, conducting research, drafting motions and drafting written discovery requests and responses.
  • Advise and defend global automotive manufacturer in Colorado courts resulting in favorable settlements and dispositive motion rulings.
  • Provide labor and employment advice to various organizations, including educational and healthcare entities regarding all aspects of employer-employee relationship.
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Experience

  • Represent various entities in data and privacy putative class actions, including attending depositions, attending and participating in joint defense calls, conducting research, drafting motions and drafting written discovery requests and responses.
  • Advise and defend global automotive manufacturer in Colorado courts resulting in favorable settlements and dispositive motion rulings.
  • Provide labor and employment advice to various organizations, including educational and healthcare entities regarding all aspects of employer-employee relationship.
  • Defend healthcare entities in cases involving HIPAA and state-law privacy allegations, including drafting dispositive motions and successfully obtaining numerous favorable settlements and voluntary dismissals.
  • Represent nationwide insurance company on an ongoing basis across multiple jurisdictions focusing on automobile and property coverage disputes and bad faith litigation.
  • Draft dispositive motions, including motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, class certification motions, and attend hearings and conferences regarding the same.
  • Lead associate on various class action and individual settlements responsible for conferring with opposing counsel, drafting and filing settlement documents and leading claims administration process.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Wyoming Bar Association
  • Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association

Community

  • Eagle Mount Adaptive Ski Program: Volunteer (2006 to Present)

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Gregory Alan Phillips, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit: Judicial Law Clerk (2019 to 2020)
  • BakerHostetler: Summer Associate (2018)
  • Honorable Judge Tori Kricken, Second Judicial District Court, Albany County, Wyoming: Judicial Intern (2017)

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Montana
  • U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming
  • Colorado
  • Montana
  • Wyoming

Education

  • J.D., University of Wyoming College of Law, 2019, with honors; Dean's List; Order of the Coif; Wyoming Law Review Journal, Editorial Board, Article Editor; Honorable Clarence A. Brimmer Scholarship Recipient (2018 to 2019)
  • B.S., Health Sciences in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Wyoming, 2013
  • B.A., Religious Studies, University of Wyoming, 2013