Patrick J. Keating

Patrick J. Keating

Phone: 312-251-2273
Fax: 312-878-0303

Patrick Keating is a partner of Roberts McGivney Zagotta LLC. Mr. Keating concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation and class actions, with an emphasis on cases involving transportation. He represents cargo and passenger airlines, trucking and logistics companies, and ocean carriers in tort, contract, and product liability claims. He has over twenty years of experience in counseling and representing mid-market and large businesses of all types in trials, appeals, and alternative dispute resolution. He often serves as local counsel for corporate legal departments and out of state law firms defending clients threatened with litigation in Illinois.

Areas of Practice:

Complex Commercial Disputes
Aviation and Commercial Transportation
Constitutional Litigation
Appellate Litigation
Class Action
Product Liability
Privacy Litigation
Meditation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution


Illinois Supreme Court, 1992

U.S. District Court, Northern District Illinois (including trial bar), 1992

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1999

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2000

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2001

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2002

U.S. District Court, Southern District Illinois, 2014


Princeton University, (A.B. History 1988)

University of Notre Dame, (J.D. 1992) Notre Dame Law School Scholar; Articles Editor, Journal of Legislation