Keith J. Frank, Esq.

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Biography

Keith handles all areas of litigation with a specialty in labor & employment and insurance law. In particular, he litigates all matters that fall within a client’s D&O, E&O, EPLI and CGL policies. He regularly litigates before federal, state and local courts and administrative agencies claims of sexual harassment, discriminatory practices, overtime and wage law, insurance coverage issues, corporate law and commercial law matters.

In his over 25 years of practice, Keith has represented and counseled government entities, large, medium and small sized manufacturing companies, retail companies, financial institutions, educational institutions, hospitals, medical practices and professionals, service companies, apartment building cooperative boards, property management companies, title companies, real estate agents and not for profit entities.

Prior to joining our firm, Keith was a Labor & Employment and Litigation Partner with a large firm. Keith was also an Assistant Vice President with Chubb Insurance and a Partner and Senior Trial Counsel in Chubb’s Long Island In-House Counsel firm. In this position, he was the Partner in charge of litigating labor and employment, civil rights, first amendment, commercial, housing discrimination, condo/cooperative liability; professional liability; and breach of fiduciary duty cases pursuant to a Chubb insured’s E&O, D&O or EPLI policy.

From 1992 to 2001, Keith was an Assistant General Counsel with the MTA New York City Transit, Office of the Vice President and General Counsel where he defended NYC Transit in labor & employment, police civil rights and general liability cases in federal & state court and before administrative agencies, including defense verdicts in wrongful death and high exposure injury cases. In addition, he counseled executive management on labor issues with the TWU, the largest transit union in the country. Keith was also the Director of an Investigations Unit that investigated allegations of employee discrimination, harassment and wrongful conduct.

Keith is a frequent speaker on employment law, trial practice and discovery issues. He regularly provides CLE training to the bar and continuing education courses. He is the Immediate Past Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association (2011-2013) and has been recognized by Long Island Business News in the area of Labor Law.

Keith is also very involved in the community and is an elected Trustee of the Miller Place School District Board of Education. He is also on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk County. He has been active in community sports as a baseball, softball and soccer coach.

Noteworthy

Recognized in Long Island Business News –

“LI Ones to Watch”

“Who’s Who in Labor Law”

Honored by the Nassau County Bar

Association for his contribution in the Labor and Employment field.

Rated as a Super Lawyer, by Thompson Reuters in the field of Labor and Employment Law - only top 5% of Lawyers achieve this rating

Memberships

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Nassau County Bar Association

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
516-873-2000  Phone
516-361-6562  Cell Phone
516-873-2010  Fax
www.moritthock.com
University Attended:
Long Island University, B.A., 1986
Law School Attended:
Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1989
Year of First admission:
1989
Admission:
1989, Connecticut; 1990, New York and District of Columbia; United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York; United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Memberships:
New York State Bar Association.
Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., October 27, 1964
ISLN:
907299323

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