William P. Keith, Shareholder

(619) 209-3053 direct
(619) 209-3000 main
101 West Broadway, Suite 1700
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 209-3043 fax

Bill Keith is a member of DSMW’s litigation group.  His practice involves a variety of business and commercial litigation, including contract disputes, banking and securities litigation, employment, and real estate litigation.  Bill also has experience representing lenders, loan servicers, and other secured parties in connection with receiverships, foreclosures, and UCC litigation.

Bill attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Florida State College of Law, where he graduated cum laude and order of the coif.  He is admitted to practice in California and Florida, and the District Courts for the Southern District of California, and the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.

Florida State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2008

  • Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, member
  • Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, member
  • Outstanding Subciter Award 2006-2007
  • Book Awards: Constitutional Law I, Admiralty Law, Florida Administrative Practice

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., Business Administration, 2004

State Bar of California

San Diego County Bar Association 

Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Admitted to practice in the Southern District of California

The Florida Bar

Admitted to practice in the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida


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