Keshia Lipscomb is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and has a wide range of experience defending clients in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels. Keshia has experience representing companies across various industries in class action litigation and in lawsuits arising from general business disputes.

    Keshia also has particular experience representing domestic and international insurers, both in coverage litigation and providing pre-suit coverage advice for claims primarily arising under commercial property and commercial general liability policies. Keshia’s insurance experience also extends to the realms of professional liability and law firm defense.

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    • Successfully defended brokers and London-based insurers against putative class action litigation challenging the insurers’ status as approved surplus lines insurers in Arkansas.
    • Drafted dispositive motion that led to the dismissal of sports organization client from case asserted under Georgia’s Hidden Predator Act.
    • Successfully resolved multimillion dollar insurance claim arising under equipment breakdown insurance policy.
    • Assisted in coverage litigation on behalf of London- and US-based insurers, with regard to claims stemming from a cult leader’s alleged sexual abuse of minors.
    • Successfully resolved multimillion US dollar claims for wind and hail damage to large apartment complexes in Tennessee, based on issues of insurable interest, insufficient notice, failure to comply with conditions precedent to coverage, material misrepresentations and suit limitation.

    Education

    • University of Tennessee, J.D., magna cum laude, research editor, Tennessee Law Review, 2012
    • Duke University, B.A., 2008

    Admissions

    • Georgia
    • Tennessee
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    • Co-author, "FCC Poised to Open the Floodgates," Today's General Counsel, Winter 2018.
    • Contributor, “Five Tips for Law Firm Associates in Complying With Their Professional Duties,” Daily Report, January 29, 2018.
    • Contributor, “Three Ways to Keep a Lawyer’s Retirement From Being Scary,” Daily Report, January 12, 2018.
    • Contributor, “Legal Malpractice Law: Learn from 2017, Look to 2018,” Daily Report, December 29, 2017.
    • Contributor, “You’re Facing a Malpractice Claim; Don’t Make a Bad Situation Worse,” Daily Report, December 18, 2017.
    • Contributor, “Five Tips for Reducing Risks for Replacement Counsel,” Daily Report, November 20, 2017.
    • Presenter, "Using Engagement Letters to Reduce Risk," Clear Law Institute, September 6, 2017.
    • Co-author, “Determining Insurance Liability and the Meaning of ‘Publication,’” Daily Report, August 1, 2016.

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