Sheila A. McKeon

Sheila A. McKeon: Attorney with Gallagher Sharp LLP
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Sheila McKeon represents businesses, insurance companies, and individuals in Ohio and Michigan

A Partner with Gallagher Sharp since 1998, Sheila McKeon represents businesses, insurance companies, municipalities, and individuals in claims alleging personal injury, property damage, and wrongful death in the state and federal courts in Ohio and Michigan. A focus of her practice involves employer liability, employment discrimination claims, and employer intentional tort litigation. She also defends railway companies in matters involving rail accidents, FELA claims and occupational injuries, grade crossings, condemnation, and eminent domain.


•fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
•Ohio Super Lawyer 2004

Litigation Counsel of America

• Ohio Super Lawyer 2004

(Also at Toledo Office)

Areas of Practice (7)

  • General Litigation
  • Motor Vehicle Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance
  • Product Liability
  • Transportation
  • Railroad

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(419) 243-7724  Phone
(419) 241-4866  Fax
University Attended:
Boston College, B.A., cum laude, 1981
Law School Attended:
Case Western Reserve University, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio; United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan; 1984, Ohio; United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio; United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio; 2008, Michigan

Professional Organizations

•National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC)
•The Defense Research Institute
•Ohio State Bar Association
•State Bar of Michigan
•Ohio Women's Bar Association
•Toledo Bar Association (Chair-Common Pleas Court Committee; Certified Grievance, Federal Court, and Professionalism Committees)
•Toledo Women's Bar Association
•Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (Grievance Committee 1990-2000, Chair 1995-1996)
•Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
•Cleveland Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (President 1999-2000)


Peer Reviews

4.5/5.0 (1 review)
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Cleveland, Ohio

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