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S. Patrick McKey

Partner

, Bryan Cave LLP
Chicago

Tel

1 312 602 5102

Fax

1 312 698 7502
patrick.mckey@bryancave.com
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S. Patrick McKey

Partner


Chicago



161 North Clark Street, Suite 4300
Chicago, Illinois 60601-3315

Phone:

1 312 602 5102

Fax:

1 312 698 7502

email:

patrick.mckey@bryancave.com

Patrick McKey’s diverse practice concentrates primarily on complex commercial litigation, international business disputes, product liability defense, mass and toxic tort defense, environmental and intellectual property litigation, as well as corporate counseling and public law.

An experienced litigator, Mr. McKey has represented clients in numerous state, district and appellate courts throughout the United States, as well as representing domestic and foreign clients in matters pending before the London Court of International Arbitration, the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, the American Arbitration Association, and other arbitral entities. Mr. McKey has also worked closely with clients – regularly as lead counsel – in the defense of United States class actions and multidistrict litigation, as well as the defense of claims for clients located in Australia, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Italy, Ireland, Libya, Korea, Japan, Poland, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey and the United Kingdom. Mr. McKey previously served two terms as Chair of the American Bar Association, Litigation Division, Sub-Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mr. McKey also studied comparative law at University College Cork (Ireland), Faculty of Law. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Mr. McKey has conducted internal investigations on behalf of clients and has counseled clients on the risks associated with potential litigation or regulatory action, and strategies for minimizing such risks. Mr.  McKey regularly consults with foreign clients doing business and establishing operations in the United States and United States based corporations establishing operations abroad. He is also actively involved in counseling clients regarding regulatory compliance, product recalls and warranty issues. Representative clients of Mr. McKey include publicly-traded and privately-held corporations, their management and officers and directors, individuals, as well as governmental and regulatory agencies.

Professional Affiliations

  • International Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • Chicago Bar Association

Patrick McKey’s diverse practice concentrates primarily on complex commercial litigation, international business disputes, product liability defense, mass and toxic tort defense, environmental and intellectual property litigation, as well as corporate counseling and public law.

An experienced litigator, Mr. McKey has represented clients in numerous state, district and appellate courts throughout the United States, as well as representing domestic and foreign clients in matters pending before the London Court of International Arbitration, the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, the American Arbitration Association, and other arbitral entities. Mr. McKey has also worked closely with clients – regularly as lead counsel – in the defense of United States class actions and multidistrict litigation, as well as the defense of claims for clients located in Australia, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Italy, Ireland, Libya, Korea, Japan, Poland, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey and the United Kingdom. Mr. McKey previously served two terms as Chair of the American Bar Association, Litigation Division, Sub-Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mr. McKey also studied comparative law at University College Cork (Ireland), Faculty of Law. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Mr. McKey has conducted internal investigations on behalf of clients and has counseled clients on the risks associated with potential litigation or regulatory action, and strategies for minimizing such risks. Mr.  McKey regularly consults with foreign clients doing business and establishing operations in the United States and United States based corporations establishing operations abroad. He is also actively involved in counseling clients regarding regulatory compliance, product recalls and warranty issues. Representative clients of Mr. McKey include publicly-traded and privately-held corporations, their management and officers and directors, individuals, as well as governmental and regulatory agencies.

Bar and Court Admissions

Illinois, 1989

United States Supreme Court

United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Sixth and Seventh Circuits

United States District Courts for the District of Colorado, Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of Illinois, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, District of Nebraska and Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin

Education

University of Wisconsin, J.D., 1989

University of Wisconsin, B.S., 1984

Professional Affiliations

  • International Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, J.D., 1989
  • University of Wisconsin, B.S., 1984

Admissions

  • Illinois, 1989
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Sixth and Seventh Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the District of Colorado, Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of Illinois, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, District of Nebraska and Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin

Committee/Leadership Roles

  • Pro Bono Coordinators (Chicago)