Keely F. Morton, Associate

Biography

Keely Morton practices in the areas of product liability, general liability, and personal injury litigation. She routinely manages matters from initial claims through trial and appeal. Ms. Morton has experience representing manufacturers of a wide range of products including motorcycles, automobiles, medical devices, plumbing products, exercise equipment, lawn mowers, diesel engines, construction equipment, and packaged beverages. Her recent successes include:

  • Obtaining summary judgment in favor of a major motorcycle manufacturer in a wrongful death action;
  • Negotiating a zero-dollar settlement in a suit for property damage against one of the largest privately held companies in the U.S.; and
  • Successful early state resolution of a claim for personal injury against the world’s largest manufacturer of exercise equipment.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2012)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Florida Law Review (Managing Editor)
  • University of Florida (B.S., summa cum laude, 2009)
    • Majors: Business Administration, Management

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

Professional and Civic Activities

  • The Florida Bar (Member)
  • Defense Research Institute (Member, Product Liability and Women in the
    Law Committees)
  • Collier County Women's Bar Association (Board Member, 2017- Present)
  • Collier County Bar Association (Member, 2012- Present)
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Collier County Chapter
    Representative, 2018-2019)
  • Michael R. N. McDonnell American Inns of Court (Member, 2013-2017)
  • The Shelter for Abused Women & Children (Member, 2013- Present)

Professional Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars: 2019