James F. Keegan

Partner

Mr. Keegan joined the firm in 1980 and became a partner in 1982. His practice is concentrated in the area of business and general litigation, and includes all manner of complex commercial litigation. He represents clients in securities industry arbitrations as well as complex family law and environmental matters. His practice also includes the representation of professionals, including attorneys, accountants and physicians, in connection with business disputes and dissolutions.

Practice Areas:
Administrative Law
Bankruptcy
Business and Commercial Litigation
Corporate
Estate Litigation
Family Law & Divorce
General Litigation
Real Estate

Bar Admissions:
New Jersey State Bar
United States District Court, District of New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Education and Professional Experience:
Rutgers University School of Law
1973, Juris Doctor
Editor, Rutgers Law Review, 1972 – 1973

Hobart College
1970, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Affiliations and Certifications:
American Bar Association, litigation section
New Jersey State Bar Association
Essex County Bar Association
Morris County Bar Association
Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey
Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey
Board of Attorney Certification, 1997 – present

Appointments and Memberships:
Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Ethics Committee,
District V-B, 1998 – 2000; Panel Chairperson 2001 – 2002
Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Committee
on the Unauthorized Practice of Law, Part B, 1986 – 2001
Member and Panel Chairperson, New Jersey Supreme Court
Fee Arbitration Committee, District V-B, 1995 – 1997
Chairperson, New Jersey Supreme Court Fee Arbitration Committee,
District V-B, 1997 – 1998
Member-Panelist, Superior Court of New Jersey,
Essex County Chancery Division Early Settlement Program, 1994 – present
Appointed Member, Board of Directors, MacGregor Sporting Goods, Inc.,
1981 – 1989 (Court Appointment)
Trustee, Essex County Bar Association, 1992 – 1997
Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the
Development of Tax Court Rules, 1979