Patrick J. Keating - Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC

Patrick J. Keating

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 330-258-6554

  • Chair of the Litigation Practice Group.
  • Joined the Firm as an Associate attorney in 1985 and elected as Partner in 1990.
  • Served as President and CEO of the Firm from 2008 – 2009.
  • Served as Managing Partner of the firm’s office in Akron, OH (2004-2008).
  • Vice President of the Firm’s Board of Managers (1997-March 2003; 2004 -2006).
  • Past Co-Chair of the Litigation Practice Group.
  • Past Vice President & Treasurer of the law firm’s Board of Managers.
  • His area of practice includes:
    • Commercial Litigation in State and Federal Courts.
    • Bankruptcy.
    • Creditors' Rights and Uniform Commercial Code matters.
    • Representing debtors, creditors, trustees and committees in cases under Chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code, as well as in non-bankruptcy arena.
    • Represents financial institutions and other parties in complex litigation.
  • Prior to joining Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP, Mr. Keating served as law clerk to the Honorable Harold F. White, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Northern District of Ohio.

  • Kent State UniversityBA 1978University of Akron School of LawJ.D. 1983
    Fairlawn Area Chamber of Commerce (Chair: Circle of Excellence)American Red Cross, Summit CountyKent State University, College of Arts and Sciences Hudson Community ChapelOhio State Bar Association, Litigation, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law SectionsAkron Bar Association, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law SectionAmerican Bankruptcy Institute, Past Board Member: Central States Bankruptcy WorkshopNational Lawyers Association

    Office Location

    3800 Embassy Parkway, Suite 300
    Akron, OH 44333
    United States


    Lawyer of the Year Awards

    2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Bankruptcy of the Akron Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law of the Akron Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Bankruptcy of the Akron Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law of the Akron Metro Area
    Patrick J. Keating has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Patrick J. Keating has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Patrick J. Keating has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Patrick J. Keating has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

    Practice Areas

    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Chapter 12, Commercial, Creditors' Rights, Debtors' Rights, Foreclosures, Lender Liability, Liquidations, Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Out-of-Court Workouts, Workouts and Restructurings)
    Commercial Litigation (Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy and Creditors'-Debtors' Rights, Business Disputes, Civil Litigation, Complex Litigation)
    Litigation - Banking and Finance
    Litigation - Bankruptcy