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Five Alumni Named to America’s Leading Business Lawyers

James E. BurkeCincinnati, OH — Ten attorneys at Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL (KMK®) were selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers®, published by Chambers & Partners Publishing. In addition, KMK was recognized as a leading law firm in Ohio in the following practice areas:

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A
  • General Commercial Litigation.


The KMK lawyers designated as “Leaders in their Field” in Ohio byChambers USA 2013 are as follows.5 of the ten attorneys selected for inclusion are UC Law alumni:

James E. Burke '78— General Commercial Litigation [45208]

Robert E. Coletti '82— Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions [45243]

Gary P. Kreider '64— Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions [45157]

Robert E. Coletti

Kenneth P. Kreider '89— Real Estate [45206]

Michael L. Scheier '91— General Commercial Litigation [45140]


The Chambers & Partners research team spent a year canvassing clients and lawyers across the country to obtain a consistent market view of those firms and lawyers that are considered leaders in their fields. The directory contains a detailed and independently-researched editorial describing each listed law firm and lawyer and its strengths, details of recent work, quotes from clients and peers, and a list of active clients within each practice area.



The law firm of Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL (KMK®), based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a nationally-recognized law firm delivering sophisticated legal solutions to businesses of all sizes — from Fortune 100 corporations to start-up companies. KMK received national and metropolitan rankings in the 2013 Best Law Firms survey (Metropolitan Cincinnati) by U.S. News and Best Lawyers KMK was named a Top Ranked Law Firm in the Midwest 2012 by Am Law. KMK has approximately 105 lawyers and a support staff of 150 employees. Additional information is available at

Kenneth P. KreiderGary P. KreiderMichael L. Scheier