Christopher B. Keeler

Contact
Tel | 414.276.5000
chris.keeler@wilaw.com


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Education

  • American University Washington College of Law (cum laude )
  • Master of Arts, American University, School of International Service
  • Wesleyan University (B.A.)

Christopher B. Keeler

Translating the Complex

Chris is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. He concentrates his practice on general business law and complex business litigation by assisting clients with a variety of business and development needs. Chris draws upon his experience appearing in courts around the country, representing clients in commercial disputes and other business issues. He also specializes in Class Action and False Claims Act cases. Additionally, Chris devotes a portion of his practice to immigration law, with an emphasis on employment visas and humanitarian matters.

Chris Assists Clients With

  • Commercial and business litigation
  • Corporate Disputes
  • Contract Disputes and Negotiations
  • Trade Secret and Restrictive Covenant Matters
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • General Business Matters
  • Immigration and Employment

Experience/Representative Client Work

  • Public International Law and Policy Group, Senior Research Associate (Washington D.C.)
  • International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Office of the Prosecutor, Trial Division, Legal Intern (The Hague, Netherlands)
  • International Refugee Assistance Project, Chapter Director (Washington, D.C.)
  • Ma’an Development Center, Project Manager (Palestinian Territories)
  • Human Rights First, Legal Intern (Washington, D.C.)
  • Project Hope, English and French Teacher (Nablus, Palestine)
  • King Abdul Aziz University, English Professor (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)
  • Bayt al Atfal Orphanage, English Teaching Volunteer (Beirut, Lebanon)


Professional Associations & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • State Bar of Virginia
  • American Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association

Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • State Bar of Virginia
  • United Stated District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois


Awards/Distinctions

  • American University Pro Bono Award
  • American University International Law Review, Senior Staff Member
  • International Criminal Court Moot Competition: First place team; Best oralist; Second best brief
  • Special Assistant to Chair Claudio Grossman of the UN Committee Against Torture
  • Merit-based full-tuition scholarship

Community Involvement

  • Human Rights First, Legal Intern (Washington, D.C.: September 2014–May 2015)
  • Project Hope, English and French Teacher (Nablus, Palestine: June 2010–August 2010)
  • King Abdul Aziz University, English Professor (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: February 2010–June 2010)
  • Bayt al Atfal Orphanage, English Teaching Volunteer (Beirut, Lebanon: July 2009–August 2009)