Partner Michael O'Keefe will be inducted into the inaugural class of Saint Louis University School of Law’s Order of the Fleur de Lis Alumni Hall of Fame on Friday, September 25, 2015. Included among the other 14 honorees are three lawyers, three judges, five law professors, two civil rights pioneers and one CEO.
To be inducted into the Saint Louis University School of Law Order of the Fleur de Lis Hall of Fame is the highest honor from the school. According to SLU Law, Michael and the other 2015 inductees have “brought honor to both Saint Louis University and the School of Law by demonstrating the University mission and Jesuit spirit through professional successes and significant contributions to the community.”
Michael O’Keefe earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Saint Louis University and has served as an adjunct professor of Trial Practice at the School of Law since 1988. In addition to the many civic boards on which he serves, Michael was a member of the Saint Louis University Board of Trustees and is currently a member of the Saint Louis University School of Law Development Committee and the Dean’s Council.
Michael’s practice at Thompson Coburn includes substantial experience in tort and commercial litigation in state and federal courts. Over his distinguished 50-year career, he has represented clients in general commercial litigation, securities litigation, insurance coverage disputes, product liability litigation, FELA and maritime work.