Keith

C. McDole

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500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

Keith is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on complex litigation matters, including antitrust, trade regulation, business torts, contract disputes, ownership/management disputes, securities, banking, lender liability, bankruptcy, real estate, products liability, environmental, defamation, intellectual property, constitutional law and oil and gas. He has represented clients in federal and state courts throughout the United States.

Keith began his legal career in Chicago with a nationally prominent legal firm where he became partner. After practicing with a midsized Chicago firm focusing on commercial litigation, bankruptcy and real estate, he moved to Dallas where he became a partner of an international law firm. Keith also served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Occidental Chemical Corporation where he had overall responsibility for the company’s legal affairs, including corporate governance, litigation, acquisitions, divestitures, regulatory affairs and intellectual property, as well as health, environmental and safety compliance. He returned to private practice where he has continued to handle complex commercial litigation.

In addition to his litigation practice, Keith advises a number of companies concerning commercial matters, including contracts, business disputes, trade regulation and corporate compliance.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • D Magazine – Best Lawyers in Dallas (2014-2018)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®, Peer Review Rated™ (1998-Present)
  • Memberships

    • College of The State Bar of Texas
    • Dallas Bar Association
    • General Counsel Forum (Founding Member)
    • Southwest Legal Foundation (Fellow)

Overview

Keith is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on complex litigation matters, including antitrust, trade regulation, business torts, contract disputes, ownership/management disputes, securities, banking, lender liability, bankruptcy, real estate, products liability, environmental, defamation, intellectual property, constitutional law and oil and gas. He has represented clients in federal and state courts throughout the United States.

Keith began his legal career in Chicago with a nationally prominent legal firm where he became partner. After practicing with a midsized Chicago firm focusing on commercial litigation, bankruptcy and real estate, he moved to Dallas where he became a partner of an international law firm. Keith also served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Occidental Chemical Corporation where he had overall responsibility for the company’s legal affairs, including corporate governance, litigation, acquisitions, divestitures, regulatory affairs and intellectual property, as well as health, environmental and safety compliance. He returned to private practice where he has continued to handle complex commercial litigation.

In addition to his litigation practice, Keith advises a number of companies concerning commercial matters, including contracts, business disputes, trade regulation and corporate compliance.

Experience

  • Antitrust

    Served as lead trial counsel for Motorola, Inc. in a lawsuit seeking damages for alleged violations of the Texas Free Enterprise and Antitrust Act and breach of fiduciary and

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  • Antitrust

    Served as lead trial counsel for Atofina Petrochemicals, Inc. in multidistrict antitrust litigation seeking treble damages for alleged fixing of compensation and other benefits of

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  • Antitrust

    Represented Texas Instruments Inc. in antitrust action seeking treble damages based upon client’s alleged monopolization and attempted monopolization of the claimed

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