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    Biography

    Philip Keating focuses his practice in the areas of products liability and toxic torts. Mr. Keating has many years of experience in private practice representing clients in the areas of general civil litigation and criminal defense. He has worked closely with clients in many industries including oil and gas, manufacturing, real estate, trucking, hospitality, and management services. Mr. Keating also has extensive experience in toxic tort cases, specifically related to asbestos. Mr. Keating has successfully litigated numerous cases that involve the transportation industry, including a variety of tractor-trailer crashes, through all phases of litigation, including trial.

    Before entering private practice, Mr. Keating served as an assistant state attorney for six years with the Office of the State Attorney Broward County, Florida. He prosecuted a variety of criminal cases as well as served as representative of the Broward County State Attorney’s Office on the Multi-Agency Gang Task Force. He has served as the lead trial counsel in more than 80 jury trials and has extensive courtroom experience.

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    American Bar Association
    Allegheny County Bar Association
    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
    Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL)

    Key Experience

    Obtained numerous dismissals in asbestos/toxic tort matters in multiple jurisdictions on behalf of a variety of industrial equipment manufacturer
    Conducted multiple internal investigations for oil and gas servicing company regarding fatal incidents occurring during the course of business
    Negotiated favorable settlements in asbestos/toxic tort matters on behalf of a variety of industrial equipment manufacturers

    Work Experience

    2018 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2014-2018 Owner - Keating Law Office, LLC
    2007-2014 Senior Associate - Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP
    2001-2007 Assistant State Attorney - Broward County, FL State Attorney's Office