Keith joined Franklin D. Azar & Associates in 2011. His practice focuses on litigation, with an emphasis in appellate work, class actions, complex litigation, product liability, and whistleblower claims under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He is licensed to practice in Colorado, and has been admitted to practice before the Sixth, Ninth, and Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and numerous federal district and state courts both on motion and pro hac vice. Keith has presented oral arguments before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Colorado Court of Appeals, and has provided briefing and assisted in oral arguments before the Sixth and Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Colorado Court of Appeals, and the Colorado Supreme Court.
Keith has represented tens of thousands plaintiffs as co-lead class counsel on class actions involving wage and hour violations, insurance bad faith, and mismanagement of employer sponsored 401(k) plans. As a result of his dedication to protecting individuals subjected to improper corporate practices, he has recovered tens of millions dollars for his clients and helped to correct companies’ illegal practices going forward.
With respect to complex litigation, Keith helped achieve an $11.5 million verdict on behalf of a student athlete in an action against one of the nation’s largest football helmet manufacturers and his coaches, and has helped his clients to resolve significant injury claims stemming from construction defects, food borne illness, and dangerous property conditions.
Keith received his Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and went on to receive his J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law. He is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice.