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Richard J. Keshian

Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
1001 W. Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC

Phone: 3366077322
Fax: 3366077500
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Practice Areas

  • General Litigation
  • Industry Litigation

Practice and Personal Background

Rich Keshian has extensive experience in civil litigation, concentrating in product liability and business litigation. He has tried more than 80 jury trials to verdict in federal and state courts, including class actions, trade secret, breach of contract, and product liability cases. Mr. Keshian is a certified mediator and arbitrator. He has represented numerous clients in the furniture industry and other manufacturing industries regarding product liability issues. Mr. Keshian is also an adjunct professor at Wake Forest School of Law. During law school, Mr. Keshian was an Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review. Mr. Keshian has consistently been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation, Product Liability and Eminent Domain. He was also named "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Product Liability Litigation — Defendants by The Best Lawyers in America®. Mr. Keshian has also repeatedly been named a North Carolina "Super Lawyer" in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine, and top rated lawyer in Litigation by Corporate Counsel, American Lawyer and the National Law Journal. Mr. Keshian received the 2008 Pro Bono Impact Award from Business Leader Media. He has also consistently been voted by North Carolina attorneys as a member of "Legal Elite," one of the best litigation attorneys in North Carolina in North Carolina Business magazine. Mr. Keshian is listed in the 2013 and 2014 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of General Commercial Litigation. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell*.

Meetings Attended

2000, 2016

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