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Michael O'Keefe

Senior Counsel - Retired/Non-Practicing

St. Louis
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Michael's practice included substantial experience in tort and commercial litigation in state and federal courts.

Over his distinguished 55-year career, he has represented clients in general commercial litigation, securities litigation, insurance coverage disputes, product liability litigation, FELA and maritime work.

Michael has lectured extensively throughout the country on discovery and trial tactics. He was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (by BL Rankings) from 1993 to 2021. He was named the Best Lawyers® 2012 St. Louis Admiralty & Maritime Law Lawyer of the Year (by BL Rankings).

Michael was 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.