Kiley C. Keefe

Associate

Chicago
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Overview

Kiley Keefe's commercial litigation practice is built on a gift for versatility and a commitment to creating positive outcomes. A Fortune 100 restaurant company, a Big Ten university, pharmaceutical companies and the largest biofuel company in the United States -- Kiley has served as a crucial component on legal teams representing an array of clients, participating in every aspect of the litigation process, from intake to resolution. She has hands-on experience with strategy development, factual investigation, legal research, discovery, motion practice, trial preparation, settlement negotiations and more.

Select Experience

  • Drafted and won an appeal to the Third District of Illinois overturning a temporary restraining order issued in a high-stakes land dispute.
  • Argued and won summary judgment forcing a $2 million settlement in a contract case.
  • Drafted and won a pretrial motion at the ITC excluding $2.5 million from complainant’s contentions and resulting in voluntary dismissal of the Section 337 case.
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Experience

  • Drafted and won an appeal to the Third District of Illinois overturning a temporary restraining order issued in a high-stakes land dispute.
  • Argued and won summary judgment forcing a $2 million settlement in a contract case.
  • Drafted and won a pretrial motion at the ITC excluding $2.5 million from complainant’s contentions and resulting in voluntary dismissal of the Section 337 case.
  • Negotiated early voluntary dismissal for a potentially responsible party in one of the largest superfund actions in Illinois.
  • Member of the team that represented a Big Ten university in a high-profile Title IX investigation.
  • Member of the team that represented a Fortune 100 restaurant company in all aspects of environmental compliance, due diligence, and threatened/pending environmental litigation across the United States.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Illinois

Education

  • J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2015, cum laude
  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2012, summa cum laude