PARTNER

Areas of Practice:

  • Business Problems and Transactions
  • Business Finance
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Business Exit Planning
  • Oil and Gas
  • Government

W. Lee Keeling

Originally from Brady, Texas, Lee Keeling began practicing law in Houston in 1989, coming to Victoria in 1993. Lee heads up our firm’s practice in the area of Business Problems and Transactions. His expertise is in advising businesses and executing initiatives in the areas of acquisitions and sales, business entities, employment, real estate and financing. Lee also works with clients planning the exit and succession of their businesses. Lee’s clients are leveraging opportunities and confronting business challenges.  Drawing from a bank of experience that includes experience in the finance industry and a wide range of legal experience in handling transactions, commercial disputes, workouts, and other situations, Lee helps our firm’s business clients navigate the obstacles standing between them and their business objectives.

Admissions to Practice:

  • Texas
  • U. S. District Courts, Texas
  • Southern
  • Northern
  • Eastern
  • Western

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Victoria County Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Bank Counsel
  • Victoria Estate Planning Council
  • Victoria Economic Development Corporation
  • Victoria Chamber of Commerce

Publications/Presentations:

  • Sexual Harassment Issues in the Workplace, September 2005
  • New DOL Overtime Rules, October 2004
  • New Overtime Rules Still Confuse Small Businesses, August 2004
  • Requiring Arbitration of Employment Disputes, June 2004

Education:

  • J.D. 1989
  • Baylor University Law School, Waco, Texas
  • B.S. 1982
  • Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas