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Timothy J. Keough Associate

Boston, MA | Direct 617.748.5228Fax 617.748.5247
Providence, RI
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Timothy Keough focuses his practice on complex civil litigation, including product liability, toxic torts and general litigation. In his practice, Tim represents manufacturers, distributors, retailers, premises owners, and insurers of all sizes in the defense of lawsuits brought in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He is responsible for all aspects of pre-trial development and has effectively and efficiently represented his clients from initiation of lawsuits through dismissal, mediation, or settlement.

While in law school, Tim clerked at a mid-sized New England regional firm and the Rhode Island Superior Court. His work focused on drafting legal memoranda and dispositive and non-dispositive motions in various spaces, including product liability, construction defect, premises liability, securities litigation, environmental and professional malpractice disputes. In addition, Tim served as a member of the Suffolk University Law Review and Suffolk’s National Trademark Moot Court team.

Representative Matters

  • Represented Fortune 500 manufacturers and smaller distributors of allegedly asbestos-containing products in Massachusetts and Rhode Island
  • Represented premises owners in personal injury and wrongful death actions allegedly caused by exposure to toxic substances
  • Represented companies in negligence, fraud, conspiracy, and misrepresentation actions
  • Assisted in negotiating a dismissal for clients involved in litigation that was linked to a high-profile bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Obtained favorable outcome at mediation for premises owner in complex proceeding where liability was likely

Recognition & Involvement

Timothy received a 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch recognition for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants. 


Bar and Court Admissions


Rhode Island

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island


Suffolk University Law School, JD, summa cum laude, 2014

University of Rhode Island, MA, 2007

Clark University, BA, 2002


Rhode Island State Bar Association

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