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Keith concentrates on class action and individual suits involving consumer fraud; unpaid overtime; mortgage fraud, including claims for servicing errors; credit reporting violations; identity theft; unsolicited faxes; and unlawful collection practices. Current representative cases include: Jones v. Furniture Bargains, LLC, 09 C 1070 (N.D. Ill) (FLSA collective action); Shiner v. Select Comfort, 09 C 2630 (N.D. Ill) (FLSA collective action); Smith v. Greystone Alliance LLC 09 C 5585 (N.D. Ill) (FDCPA class action); In Re Mercedes-Benz Tele Aid Contract Litigation, MDL No. 1914. (National class certified against Mercedes-Benz). 

 He has been featured in many newspapers and lectured on consumer concerns including the 2008 and 2010 Lorman Foreclosure and Repossession Seminars.
Keith has been selected as a Illinois Rising Stars for 2008, 2009 and 2010.

He has taught Defenses to Foreclosures for Lorman Education Services November 2008 and 2010, and has spoken on privacy issues at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Law and Northwestern Graduate School.


Practice areas


  1. Consumer Protection: 40%
  2. Employment: 30%
  3. Class Action: 30%



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Keogh Law, LTD.

55 W. Monroe, Ste. 3390
Chicago, IL, 60603


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199905/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Illinois Super Lawyer Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Illinois Super Lawyer Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKeogh Law, Ltd.2002 - Present
AssociateEdelman, Combs & Latturner LLC1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2001 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Settled Class ActionsN/A
Saf-T-Gard v Seiko, 09 C 776 (N.D. Ill. Judge Bucklo)Settled on behalf of the class for $3.5 million
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Publication nameTitleDate
Lane's Goldstein Trial Practice GuideLane's Goldstein Trial Practice Guide1997
Lane's Medical Litigation GuideLane's Medical Litigation Guide1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2015 Fair Debt Collection Training ConferenceTCPA Basics2015
2015 Fair Debt Collection Training ConferenceTCPA Developments2015
National Consumer Law Center 2014 annual conferenceTCPA Developments2014
National Consumer Law Center 2014 annual conferenceTCPA Basics2014
Strafford CLE webinarClass Actions for Telephone and Fax Solicitation and Advertising Post‐Mims. Leveraging TCPA Developments in Federal Jurisdiction, Class Suitability, and New Technology.2013
Social Security Administration’s Chicago officeidentity theft2013
Consumer Law Committee of the Chicago Bar AssociationEmployment Background Reports under the Fair Credit Reporting Act: Improper consent forms to failure to provide background report prior to adverse action.2013
Chicago Bar Association Class Action Seminar“The Shifting Landscape of Class Litigation”2013
2013 Fair Debt Collection Training ConferenceTCPA2013
2012 National Consumer Law Center annual conferenceTCPA2013
NCLC Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ConferenceTelephone Consumer Protection Act: Developments2012
Annual National Consumer Law Center conferenceABC’s of Class Actions2011
Annual National Consumer Law Center ConferenceTelephone Consumer Protection Act: Claims, Scope, Remedies.2011
2011 Annual Employment Law ConferenceSolutions for Employee Classification & Wage/Hour Issues2011
SeminarFinancial Survival Guide: Legal Strategies for Graduate Students During A Period of Economic Uncertainty2010
Foreclosures & Repossesions in IllinoisDefenses to Foreclosure2010
Foreclosures & Repossesions in IllinoisDefenses to Foreclosures2008