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Keith has been recognized as one of the Delaware Today "Top Lawyers" in Plaintiffs Personal Injury.

Keith E. Donovan



Keith E. Donovan is the Managing Partner of Morris James.  He has over 20 years of experience litigating personal injury cases. Having started his career representing those in the insurance industry, he has a unique understanding of the tactics and strategies used by insurance companies in the defense of injury claims.  

Keith is a frequent speaker on personal injury insurance issues and on trial techniques and strategies. He is often selected by his peers to serve as an arbitrator and/or mediator. In his practice, Keith represents plaintiffs in personal injury and insurance cases. For the first 10 years of his career, Keith’s practice focused on representing insurance companies and insureds in litigation in Delaware. In 2002, Keith began representing individuals injured by the negligence of others, and now exclusively represents plaintiffs in injury and insurance-related matters.

Professional Affiliations

Delaware Trial Lawyers Association

  • Board Member 2008 - Present; President - 2011

Delaware Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates

  • President - 2010
  • Treasurer - 2011-2012

Delaware Board of Bar Examiners, Board Member
Kent County Civil Liaison for the Superior Court - tenure ended in 2018
Delaware State Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
American Association for Justice

News & Events

News & Events



Opportunity Center, Inc.'s Blue Gold Basketball, Board of Trustees



Best Lawyers®, 2009-2018

Delaware Today®, Top Lawyers, 2010, 2014-2015, 2016 (Alternative Dispute Resolution and Tort Law), 2017 (Personal Injury - Plaintiff and Alternative Dispute Resolution)

America’s Top 100 Attorneys®, Lifetime Achievement, 2016

Corporate INTL Magazine®, Attorney of the Year in Delaware, 2014

American Registry - Best Delaware Attorneys, 2013

Benchmark Litigation, 2011

Delaware Volunteer Legal Services Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2009

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Delaware, 1991

U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit


Widener University Delaware Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1991

University of Delaware, B.S., 1988

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