In addition to being a Manager for Big Auto, Keith has been a civil trial lawyer for consumers and accident injury victims for over 35 years, and was a founding shareholder of The Cochran Firm along with Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. The Cochran Firm has over 40 offices located in 22 states. He is also a member and manager of the Truck Accident Lawyers law firm and Jacoby & Meyers law firm.
Keith focuses on vehicle accident personal injury and wrongful death, obtaining over $1 billion in case verdicts and settlements for his clients. He obtained Alabama’s highest verdict for a single wrongful death, a $25 million jury verdict against a drunk driver. He was also the plaintiffs’ attorney in the $700 million settlement of an environmental case involving PCB, which was the largest settlement in Alabama history at the time. Keith was recognized for his work on the environmental case of Perrine v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours
and Company, which resulted in a $381 million jury verdict, the highest consumer verdict in the nation in 2007.
A past president and a current executive committee member of The National Trial Lawyers Association, Keith has received numerous honors and awards for his achievements in fighting for consumers.
Keith is on the Board of Managers for Big Auto and lends his significant experience to managing the firm. He does not provide legal services to Big Auto, other than as co-counsel in the states in which he is licensed to practice law: Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Washington D.C.