Keisha O. Coleman


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  • The University of Georgia School of Law, JD, cum laude
  • Auburn University, BA, summa cum laude
  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Auburn Alumni Association

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers American Bar Association

American Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia, General Litigation Section

Keisha focuses her practice on sophisticated business, securities and financial services, and white-collar criminal litigation. Ms. Coleman is an experienced trial attorney who has represented and tried cases on behalf of individuals and both international and smaller, start-up companies.

Keisha has tried federal white-collar criminal cases and has been involved in several high-profile securities matters involving U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) enforcement, and parallel U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations.

She also has a wide range of federal and state litigation experience—from more traditional complex commercial litigation to employment, unfair competition, and trademark litigation. She is particularly experienced with federal Lanham Act and state unfair and deceptive trade practices claims and claims brought to protect companies' trade secrets and competitive rights.

Her pro bono representation has included victims of domestic violence in court proceedings and serving on a team of attorneys seeking habeas corpus and other relief in a high-profile matter that required top-secret security clearance.

Keisha Coleman
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Successfully obtained judgment for all claimed damages and attorneys’ fees, as trial counsel, for biotech company in a suit involving claims of Lanham Act violations and breach of distributorship agreement.

Served as trial counsel, through two federal criminal trials, for a doctor facing charges of healthcare and tax fraud.

Served as trial counsel for pressure-gauge manufacturer in a suit involving claims of unfair and deceptive trade practices and false advertising under the Lanham Act.

Served as trial counsel for landowners prosecuting CERCLA Superfund litigation.

Successfully obtained dismissal of a federal patent infringement and breach of contract lawsuit against a top-tier university.

Successfully obtained termination of an SEC investigation of a large-scale, international farming operation.

Successfully obtained summary determination and reinstatement of a large grocery store chain to Georgia’s supplemental nutrition program.

Successfully obtained EEOC "no cause" letters on behalf of a Fortune 200 company facing various, separate claims of employment discrimination.

Successfully obtained favorable settlement—on eve of oral argument before appellate court, following submission of briefs—for a major insurance company appealing a trial verdict.

Prepared motions to dismiss that led to settlement of securities class action alleging control-person liability in connection with investments in an inverse long bond fund.

Represent Fortune 500 financial services company in multiple, ongoing, high-value interpleader actions in various states.