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Law Stars

William L. Keating, JD'71 (Deceased)

Thompson G. Marsh Award - 2012

Bill Keating is a shareholder at Keating Wagner Polidori Free in Denver. His expertise is plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death litigation in Colorado and the West. In addition to in-depth investigations and diligent commitment to clients in the midst of sudden catastrophe, Bill leads his firm’s efforts to promote change for safer products and workplaces. A co-founder of the firm, Bill has been listed in the Best Lawyers of America for more than 17 years. His strong work ethic and a love of the law and working with people has resulted in many honors including the invitations to the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers – representing less than the top one percent of lawyers in Colorado and the U.S. Bill has also been elected to membership in the International Society of Barristers, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Academy of Catastrophic Injury Attorneys. He lectures locally and nationally on litigation matters and is past president of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. For numerous years, Bill Keating has served as the annual emcee for the DU Law Stars event and has written many of the humorous scripts for the honorees.