Mike Keyes

Michael E. Keyes/Retired

Former Areas of Practice: Business Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Professional Liability, Securities Litigation 

Email: info@lommen.com 

Michael E. Keyes / Biography

Prior to his retirement, Mike Keyes was an experienced commercial litigator who focused in the areas of professional liability, securities fraud and complex business litigation. He represented partnerships, corporations and individuals throughout the United States in accountant liability, securities fraud class actions, shareholder disputes, contract disputes, and insurance coverage. He was responsible for all phases of the litigation process including first chair of jury trials, arbitration, mediation, appeals, work budgeting and investigation of claims.

Mike represented numerous clients in class actions alleging securities fraud and represented clients in business disputes in the manufacturing, technology, real estate, grocery, gaming, and financial industries. He delivered CLEs regarding deepening insolvency and also developed a comprehensive approach to the defense of securities fraud class actions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. Mike has been committed to pro bono work through representation of asylum applicants, 9-11 victims, Katrina victims, the public defender’s appellate project and through the Children’s Law Center. 


  • Arizona State University, B.Mus., magna cum laude, 1980 
  • University of Missouri, M.A. 1986 
  • University of Kansas, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1988

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