Michael J. Keefe


Michael J. Keefe – Partner
Boston, Massachusetts

Direct: (857) 957-0731
Phone: (617) 227-3240
Fax: (617) 227-3346



Michael J. Keefe is a partner at Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy and Kenney, and has over 33 years of experience as a trial lawyer. Mr. Keefe’s practice focuses on civil tort litigation, including the defense of medical/dental malpractice cases, construction law, premises liability, products liability, liquor liability, and general liability cases.

He has successfully tried a number of high exposure cases in both state and federal court involving wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury. He has also successfully argued appeals before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and First Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Keefe’s practice also involves the representation of physicians and other health care providers in administrative proceedings before the Boards of Registration in Medicine and Dentistry. Mr. Keefe also regularly advises medical practices and health care institutions on risk management and regulatory compliance matters.

Mr. Keefe has received an AV Preeminent Rating, the highest rating for Ethical Standards and Professional Excellence, from the international rating directory, Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Keefe is a graduate of Boston College (magna cum laude, 1979) and Suffolk University Law School (cum laude, 1982), where he was a member and Managing Editor of the Suffolk University Law Review. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Keefe was a law clerk for the Honorable J. Calvett Clarke, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (1982 – 1983).

Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts, 1983
Connecticut, 1999
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1995
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1990

Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1982
Honors: Cum Laude
Law Review: Suffolk University Law Review, Staff Member, 1980 – 1981
Law Review: Suffolk University Law Review, Managing Editor, 1981 – 1982

Boston College, 1979
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Practice Areas:
Medical Malpractice, Health Care and Defense before Board of Registration
Medicine and Other Regulatory Bodies
General Liability
Motor Vehicle
Slip and Fall
Assault and Battery
Attorney Malpractices
Dental Malpractices
Products Liability
Construction Cases