James Keller

Counsel in St. Louis, MO

Jim Keller joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2018 as counsel. He concentrates his practice on complex litigation, construction, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and real estate.

He has tried more than 100 civil jury and bench cases in state and federal courts and in arbitration, lasting from one day to nine months. Jim has briefed and argued more than fifteen cases before various state and federal appellate courts. He also applies his trial experience as an arbitrator, mediator and neutral evaluator with the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and in handling private disputes. He is a member of AAA’s Construction Arbitrator Master Panel (top 100 in country), Large Complex Case Panel and a member of AAA's newly created Appellate Panel.

Jim has been an arbitrator in more than 140 cases involving construction and business disputes and a mediator in more than 60 such cases. He has served as the Privilege Master in several large arbitrations to review documents (in excess of 100,000 documents) for privilege issues and to resolve disputes over document production. He has negotiated and drafted complex construction contracts for various electric utility companies on both national and international matters involving power plants, as well as contracts to create alliances between utility companies and large general contractors for environmental update work exceeding $1,000,000,000.


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