Keith is the managing partner of the Vorys' Pittsburgh office and a member of the finance, energy and real estate group.  His practice is focused on oil and gas titles, operational issues, and transactional matters.  Prior to joining Vorys, Keith served as the managing partner of the Burleson LLP Pittsburgh office.

Keith advises clients on due diligence, leasing, acquisitions and divestitures, operating agreements, joint development agreements, purchase of sale agreements, royalty issues, curative matters and all other facets of day-today operations.  He has represented large title insurance companies in the resolution of title claims involving lien priority, estate, bankruptcy, foreclosure, and other title issues.  Keith has also represented individuals and corporate clients in the areas of real estate, business, contracts, estate, family, landlord-tenant, and trademark law.

Keith is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Washington County Bar Association and the American Association of Professional Landmen, Michael Late Benedum Chapter.

Keith received his J.D. from the New York Law School and his B.S. from Pennsylvania State University.

Honors & Recognitions

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2015-2017

Pittsburgh Business Times “Who’s Who in Energy” List, 2011-2012, 2014-2015

Professional & Community Activities

Club at Nevillewood Finance Committee, Member

News & Insights


New York Law School, J.D., 2005

Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 2002

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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