Top Attorney – Michael D. O’Keefe

St. Louis, MO WW/Press/June 5, 2019 – Michael D. O’Keefe Senior Counsel at Thompson Coburn LLP was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2019-2020 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.

The accomplishments attained by Mr. Michael D. O’Keefe in the field of Legal Services warrants inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America.

Thompson Coburn LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Southern Illinois and Washington, D.C. They serve clients throughout the United States and abroad. The firm is located in major centers of finance, litigation and regulatory activity. And with the firm’s state-of-the-art “virtual office” capabilities, the attorneys can serve clients whenever and wherever they need them. With over 380 attorneys—more than 100 of whom have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® — they have experience in more than 50 areas of the law. They have tried the longest jury trial and one of the largest civil suits in American history and closed deals coast-to-coast and around the globe. At Thompson Coburn, they will listen to your concerns, understand and address your legal needs in a timely manner.

Michael D. O’Keefe Senior Counsel at Thompson Coburn has had a distinguished 55-year career. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Illinois and Missouri. Michael focuses in the areas of tort and commercial litigation, securities litigation, insurance coverage disputes, product liability litigation, FELA and maritime work. He has represented clients with the Peabody Coal Company, Missouri Pacific Railroad, the Illinois Central Railroad and the U.S. Bank National Association.

Michael received both his A.B., and his LL.B, (School of Law), from Saint Louis University. He was past State Committee Chairman for the American College of Trial Lawyers, 1996-1998, member of the American Law Institute, the International Association of Defense Counsel, Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel, the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, on the Executive Committee of the Maritime Law Association of the United States, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Chair, Admiralty Law Section, 1988-1989, Chair, Litigation Section, 1988-1989.

Michael has been selected by the U.S. District Judges of the Eastern District of Missouri as Chairperson for two selection panels for United States Magistrate Judges. He was also selected by the Circuit Judges of the City of St. Louis to represent them in acquiring the then-current federal courthouse from the U.S. Government when the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse was completed in 2000.

Michael has lectured extensively throughout the country on discovery and trial tactics. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® since 1993 and every subsequent edition thereafter. He was named the Best Lawyers® 2012 St. Louis Admiralty & Maritime Law Lawyer of the Year.

The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.

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