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Trial attorney, trusted advisor, and technophile are reasons individuals and companies all over the world depend on Keyonn to achieve transformative results. A commercial litigator, his experience includes representing clients in jurisdictions across the United States in the full gamut of intellectual property, entertainment and media, contractual disputes, supply chain, insurance coverage, risk management and compliance, labor and employment, and bankruptcy and restructuring matters.

A former electrical engineer for a Fortune 100 equipment manufacturer, Keyonn leverages his technical training to skillfully dissect and digest complex patent concepts and effectively communicate the components of a matter to judges, juries, fellow attorneys, and business stakeholders. He litigates matters involving myriad technologies, including, video games, software, automotive systems, cloud computing, smart meters, smartphones, digital cameras, Bluetooth devices, wireless communication, power consumption, barcodes, and business methods.

Credentials

  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., Member, National Trial Team; Editor, Saul Lefkowitz IP Moot Court; Amos Potter Scruggs Leadership Award Recipient
  • Southern University and A&M College, 2004, B.S.E.E., Mathematics Minor, cum laude, Completed Honors College, Independent Study Thesis

  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia (inactive status)

  • N.D. Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • National Bar Association, IP and Commercial Law Sections
  • Economic Club of Chicago
  • Board Member, Jazz Institute of Chicago
  • Board Member, The Shriver Center for Poverty Law

Awards & Recognition

  • Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow (2020)
  • University of Illinois College of Law Alumni Loyalty Award (2019)
  • Chicago Scholars “35 Under 35 Making an Impact” Honoree
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow (2017)