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Brooks, Keefe

Winter 2020

333 Hutchins

​Keefe Brooks is a trial attorney who concentrates his practice in business and commercial litigation and professional responsibility matters. A fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers, his diverse experience includes commercial contract matters, director and officer liability, business tort litigation, insurance coverage disputes, professional liability matters, and financial institution matters. Professor Brooks also has served as an expert witness, mediator, and arbitrator in his fields of expertise. From 2011 to 2019, he was selected by his peers in Michigan Super Lawyers as one of the top 10 attorneys in Michigan (No. 1-ranked lawyer in 2015, 2016, and 2017), and was featured on the cover of Michigan Super Lawyers in 2012.

Professor Brooks is admitted to practice in all Michigan courts, the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Northern District of Illinois, the Northern District of Ohio, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to Professor Brooks becoming a founding member of Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco, he was a shareholder at Butzel Long in Detroit, where he served five two-year terms on the board of directors and three two-year terms on the executive/compensation committee.