Keith E. Donovan

Keith E. Donovan

Keith E. Donovan (302) 678-8815

  • 850 New Burton Rd #101b
    Dover, DE 19904

As a partner in the Personal Injury Group, Keith E. Donovan’s practice focuses on plaintiff’s personal injury and insurance cases.

Since being admitted to practice in Delaware in 1991, Keith has spent his entire career litigating personal injury and insurance-related cases. For the first 10 years of his career, Keith’s practice focused on representing insurance companies and insureds in litigation in Delaware. In 2002, Keith began representing individuals injured by the negligence of others, and now exclusively represents plaintiffs in injury and insurance-related matters. Having started his career representing those in the insurance industry, Keith has a unique understanding of the tactics and strategies used by insurance companies in the defense of injury claims.

Keith is a frequent speaker on personal injury insurance issues and on trial techniques and strategies. He is often selected by his peers to serve as an arbitrator and/or mediator.

Education:

Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Delaware, 1988

J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Widener University School of Law, 1991

Admissions:

  • Delaware
  • United States District Court, District of Delaware
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Honors & Awards:

  • Corporate INTL Magazine®, "Attorney of the Year in Delaware", 2014
  • American Registry – Best Delaware Attorneys 2013
  • Delaware Today®, "Top Lawyers", 2010 and 2014-15
  • Benchmark Litigation 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2009-2012, 2014-2016
  • Delaware Volunteer Legal Services Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2009
  • Lifetime Achievement  America’s Top 100 Attorneys®.  2016

Community Affiliations:

  • Delaware Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates,
    • President, 2010
    • Treasurer, 2011-2012
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association
    • Board Member 2008 – Present
    • President, 2011
  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Association for Justice
  • Opportunity Center, Inc.’s Blue Gold Basketball, Board of Trustees member
  • Kent County Civil Liaison for the Superior Court