Insurance Disputes

Brief to Supreme Judicial Court in Hanover Insurance Co. v. Talhouni, 413 Mass. 781, 604 N.E.2d 689 (1992) (holding that homeowner's insurance covered unintended injuries caused by LSD intoxication).

Employment/Civil Rights

At trial, Keith was extremely well prepared and presented a persuasive account of the facts with integrity and emotion.

The opposing lawyer often looked embarrassed when Keith's far greater preparation was obvious to the jury.

Drew Durlacher
Brooklyn, NY

Memorandum in Opposition to Summary Judgment Motion, Sharon P. v. Public Library, U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire (1998) (successfully arguing that wrongful termination of librarian, who had sought a leave of absence so that she could provide care to her dying husband, violated state law, and that this violation was not preempted by the Family and Medical Leave Act).

Criminal Defense

Motion to Dismiss, Commonwealth v. Richard L., Middlesex Superior Court (2002) (successfully arguing that attempted rape charges could not be based upon liaison planned during Internet chat with undercover state trooper).

"The Case of Pasquale Cardenuto: A Study in the Importance of Retaining an Expert in Conjunction with Arson Litigation," The Fire Litigation Quarterly, 1990, Garland Law Publishing, Inc. (reviewing role of arson expert in successful motion for a new trial and cross-appeal to Supreme Judicial Court achieving acquittal. 406 Mass. 450, 584 N.E.2d 864 (1990)).