“Trials are about persuasion. What makes persuasion easier? For me, it’s three things: I prepare really hard, I have a knack for translating complex material into simpler, more understandable arguments, and I get along well with others. Combining those traits helps obtain superior results.”
Keith Jarrett is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers and is known for handling complex litigation involving maritime accidents, environmental damage, toxic torts, ship construction, and oilfield disputes. Keith’s lead trial experience includes:
- Well blowouts, and pipeline and drilling rig accidents
- Environmental contamination and coastal erosion lawsuits
- Wrongful death, personal injury, occupational disease, and diving-related claims
- Shipbuilding disputes
- Vessel collisions
- Oil spills
- Indemnity and insurance coverage
- Class-action defense
Keith has also litigated claims involving catastrophic explosions and fires, engineering malpractice, property construction, and oilfield reservoir damage.
Keith formerly served as Liskow’s President and Managing Partner from 2009 to 2015. Before joining Liskow, he clerked for the Honorable Alvin Rubin of the United States Court of Appeals. And prior to law school he sailed as an engineer and deck officer aboard oceangoing ships in foreign and domestic trade, and served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
Keith is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the preeminent organization of trial lawyers in North America. He was also recently awarded the New Orleans Bar Association’s Arceneaux Professionalism Award.
“I work closely with Keith Jarrett, Scott Seiler, Charles Wilmore and Devin Reid. Great Team. Very Knowledgeable, Subject Matter Expertise, Practical Sound Advice, Cost Efficient, Responsive, Dependable, Dedicated.” – J. Tracey Rogers, bp