Michael B. Keating
Name Michael B. Keating
Title Board Member
Michael B. Keating is the past chairman of Foley Hoag LLP’s litigation department and has been the firm’s leading trial lawyer for over 30 years. Mr. Keating practices extensively in federal and state courts and has represented major corporate clients across diverse industries.
Mr. Keating has been consistently ranked among the best trial attorneys in Massachusetts by Chambers USA, Boston Magazine, and others. In 2012 and 2019, he was named “Lawyer of the Year” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
Mr. Keating is an instructor of civil trial practice at Northeastern University Law School and is a frequent guest lecturer at Harvard Business School and the Yale School of Management. He is a past president of the Boston Bar Association and a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He was appointed by the Supreme Judicial Court to serve as the first chair of the Massachusetts Court Management Advisory Board, which advises the Supreme Judicial Court on all matters of court administration.