Keith Lusby maintains a diverse transactional and litigation practice, representing small businesses, middle-market companies, insurers, business owners, banks and other financial institutions. He counsels his business clients regarding business formation, corporate governance, contract negotiation, and other corporate matters, and has represented numerous clients in connection with asset sales, stock sales and similar transactions. He also represents secured lenders and other creditors in bankruptcy proceedings and has handled a variety of commercial litigation, including breach of contract, lender liability, check fraud, Uniform Commercial Code, and shareholder derivative suits. Keith frequently works with new and growing businesses that require legal assistance for the first time, and his eclectic practice allows him to provide comprehensive, effective, and efficient representation.
Prior to joining Gebhardt & Smith, Keith served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia on the Court of Appeals of Maryland, Maryland’s highest court. Keith earned his J.D. with High Honors from the George Washington University Law School in 2013, where he was inducted as a member of the Order of the Coif honor society. He was the Senior Managing Editor of the Public Contract Law Journal, a Member of the Moot Court Board, and the winner of the McKenna, Long & Aldridge “Gilbert A. Cuneo” Government Contracts Moot Court Competition.
Keith graduated from the State University of New York, College at Cortland with a B.A. in History, a B.A. in Political Science, and a minor in Law and Justice, summa cum laude, where he was also honored with the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. Keith competed on Cortland’s Division III Track Team and championship Cross-Country Team. Keith also previously worked as a martial arts instructor, teaching both children and adults.