Frost Brown Todd (FBT) has added Partner Brad Keeton to its business litigation practice. He will practice out of both FBT’s Lexington and Louisville offices and will make his primary office in Lexington. Keeton’s practice focuses on antitrust, trade regulation, and franchise matters, and includes litigating on behalf of clients in the financial services, insurance, automotive, real estate, health care, manufacturing and securities industries.
A significant portion of Keeton’s litigation practice involves representing loan servicers and investors in the commercial and residential mortgage-backed securities industry and insurers in the life, disability, ERISA, and managed-care industry. Keeton also maintains a robust regulatory practice advising clients on compliance with foreign, federal, and state laws in international trade, competition, food, drug, agriculture, tobacco, and financial services matters.
Keeton is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Law and did his undergraduate studies at Centre College. He is licensed to practice in Kentucky and Pennsylvania, as well as several U.S. District Courts and Courts of Appeals. He is active in the arts community, having served on several boards that support arts funding and emerging artists, including the Louisville Fund for the Arts and Commonwealth Theatre Center.
Prior to joining FBT, Keeton was a partner in the Louisville office of another large regional firm, where he served as a Business Unit Leader and chaired the firm’s Antitrust, Trade Regulation, and Franchise Practice.
FBT’s litigation practice is distinguished as one of the top in the firm’s 16 market footprint. The team prides itself on providing innovative, timely and strategic solutions to complex legal issues that support our client’s business goals. Specialties include banking and financial disputes, real estate and land use litigation, antitrust, unfair competition litigation, securities and corporate disputes and white-collar criminal defense.