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  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. White Collar Crime: 50%
    25 years


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Denise Francesca Crawford

    Kay's reputation as a force to be reckoned with has persisted for over 20 years in the profession. She is a talented, dynamic and creative advocate who stops at nothing for the best outcome.


    Denise Crawford Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Carol Ellen Lavacot

    I have known Kay both personally and professionally for more than 20 years and have had the privilege of co-counseling with her on a very complex and difficult case. Kay is tenacious in her representation of her clients and truly cares about the outcome of her cases.


    Carol Lavacot Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Keller Rackauckas LLP

18300 Von Karman Ave.
Suite 930
Irvine, CA, 92612


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers, White Collar Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2013
Attorneys of the Year, Litigation, Honorable MentionThe California Lawyer Magazine2012
Best Lawyers, White Collar Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2012
Best Lawyers, Non-White Collar CriminalBest Lawyers in America2010
Outstanding Trial ProsecutorOrange County District Attorney's Office1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKeller Rackauckas LLP2008 - Present
PartnerLaw Offices of Kay Rackauckas2003 - 2008
PartnerContractors' Defense2002 - 2003
Deputy District AttorneyOrange County District Attorney's Office1990 - 2002
AssociateSpray, Gould & Bowers1989 - 1990
Law ClerkMorgan, Olmstead , Kennedy and Gardner1985 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar Association, Administration of Justice CommitteeBoard Member2010 - Present
Orange County Bar Association Charitable FundBoard Member2010 - Present
Orange County Criminal Defense Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember2009 - Present
OC Asian American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Hispanic Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2009
OC Women Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - 2010
Association of OC Deputy District AttorneysMember1990 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Wake Forest UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Law SocietyTrial Practice2010