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Patrick W. Keating 
 

Patrick W. Keating, Associate

Patrick has performed closings on acquisitions for a wide variety of companies, both small and large, and has experience in transactions with private equity groups.

Patrick Keating is an associate in Carmody MacDonald’s Business Services group. He joined Carmody MacDonald in 2019 and focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and business law.

Patrick has performed closings on acquisitions for a wide variety of companies, both small and large, and has experience in transactions with private equity groups.

Patrick’s M&A experience includes:
  • asset sales
  • stock sales
  • letters of intent
  • legal and financial due diligence
  • drafting closing schedules
  • real property issues
  • tax allocation and minimization
He also has corporate governance experience including corporate formation and restructuring, and corporate record keeping. Additionally, Patrick assists clients with drafting documents such as buy/sell agreements, employment agreements, lease agreements, operating agreements, and business succession documents.

Patrick is a former professional baseball player in the Kansas City Royals organization. He earned his law degree from Southern Illinois University and his bachelor’s in history from University of Florida. Patrick is also in the process of earning a master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois with a focus on taxation.

Education

Southern Illinois University, J.D., 2016;

  • Business and Transactional Law Specialization

University of Florida, B.A. History, 2010;

  • Member of Florida Gator Baseball Team
  • All-SEC Academic Honor Roll Award, 2008

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois

Publications & Presentations

  • "Preemption of Missouri's Anti-Subrogation Law by the FEHBA," National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association Newsletter, September 2017

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois State Bar
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • American Bar Association
  • Baseball camps for children, volunteer
  • Rebuild Gainesville, volunteer for community clean up, rebuilding homes, and general construction
  • Center for abandoned children, volunteer
  • Education awareness campaigns at numerous school events for young children, volunteer reader