Sean T. Keith

Sean T. Keith for more than twenty-five years, has represented people injured as a result of the negligence of others.  His practice began with car wrecks and has grown to include tractor trailer crashes, nursing home abuse and products liability cases against car manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies.  He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell.  He has been recognized by several national organizations, regularly being featured on the Mid South’s Super Lawyer list, including being named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers.

Attorneys across the United States refer cases to Sean that involve bad drugs and medical devices. As part of his work in the transvaginal mesh litigation, Sean has taken on primary responsibility for depositions of key corporate employees, including engineers, medical directors, and regulatory officers.  One of the cases to which Sean contributed resulted in a multimillion-dollar verdict against the mesh manufacturer. Additionally, he has represented dozens of clients on the Stryker hip failure cases, which resulted in a nationwide settlement of over one billion dollars.

Sean began his career as a prosecuting attorney in Logan County, Arkansas, where he was involved in jury trials concerning several different types of criminal cases, including murder. Since 1995, he has exclusively practiced civil law.

Sean is an active member of the legal profession and his community. He is past President of the Benton County Bar Association and former Chairman of the Arkansas Bar Association Board of Governors. Sean received the 2013 C.E. Ransick Award of Excellence from the Arkansas Bar Association for his contributions to the practice of law. He currently serves as a member of the Arkansas Supreme Court Model Civil Jury Instructions Committee and was appointed in 2015 by Governor Asa Hutchinson to sit as a Special Justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court. Sean is also routinely featured as a speaker at continuing legal education meetings.

Sean is a former Rotarian and was Commissioner of the Rogers Public Library.  He is a member and former Trustee for Central United Methodist in Rogers.

Credentials & Accreditation

Admissions

  • United States District Court,  Arkansas Eastern and Western Districts
  • United States District Court, Oklahoma Northern District
  • All State Courts in Arkansas

Education

  • University of Arkansas School of Law – Juris Doctor
  • Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri – Bachelor of Arts

Areas of Practice

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Civil Litigation
  • Drug & Device Injury (Mass Torts)
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
  • Products Liability

Community Organizations

  • Rogers Rotary Club
  • Rogers Public Library Commission
  • Central United Methodist Board of Trustees
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
  • Susan G. Komen Board Member

Professional Affiliations

  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association
  • Benton County Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association – Board of Governors
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice

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