Don Keenan has dedicated his practice at the Atlanta-based Keenan Law Firm to child injury and wrongful death cases arising from medical negligence, products liability, and premise liability, with the goal of making society safer for children. He has handled cases in 42 states and on three continents.
During his 30 years specializing in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, Keenan has secured over 142 verdicts and settlements over $1,000,000 including five over $10,000,000 and one over $100,000,000.
At the age of 34, Keenan was the youngest lawyer ever inducted into the Inner Circle of Advocates, and has received numerous honors, including the Chief Justice Award for Civility and Professionalism, the highest honor possible for a lawyer in Georgia.
He was also named one of the best medical negligence lawyers in the U.S. by the National Law Journal.
In 1993, Keenan formed the Keenan's Kids Foundation to help children at risk in the legal system.
Keenan was featured in Time magazine in 2000, and was a guest on The O’Reilly Factor in 2005. He was also on Oprah in 2000, and named among host Oprah Winfrey's "People Who Have the Courage."
Raised in Morehead City, North Carolina, Keenan knew from an early age that good things do not come easily to all. He was raised by his grandfather, who told him stories of his Irish ancestors and the "No Irish Need Apply" signs they encountered.
Today, Keenan is the driving force behind Irish America magazine's annual "Stars of the South" gala in Atlanta, which honors Irish Americans from the southern U.S.
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