Rich Keshian has extensive experience in civil litigation, concentrating in product liability and business litigation. He is a certified mediator and arbitrator. Mr. Keshian has represented numerous clients in the furniture industry and other manufacturing industries regarding product liability issues. Mr. Keshian is also an adjunct professor at Wake Forest School of Law. During law school, Mr. Keshian was an Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review.
Mr. Keshian has consistently been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation, Product Liability and Eminent Domain. He was also named a 2013 Greensboro, North Carolina Region "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Product Liability Litigation – Defendants by The Best Lawyers in America®. Mr. Keshian has also repeatedly been named a North Carolina "Super Lawyer" in Business Litigation by SuperLawyers magazine. Mr. Keshian received the 2008 Pro Bono Impact Award from Business Leader Media. He has also consistently been voted by North Carolina attorneys as a member of “Legal Elite,” one of the best litigation attorneys in North Carolina in North Carolina Business magazine. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell*.
* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.
Professional & Community Activities
American Bar Association, Tort Insurance Practice Section, Property Insurance Section, Chairman of Publications
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Member
The Defense Research Institute, Member
Home Owners Annotations Publication, Regional Editor
North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Member
North Carolina Bar Association, Administration of Justice Study Committee, Member
Tort Insurance Practice Section Annual Survey, Property Law Survey, Editor and Author
Vanderbilt Law Review Editorial Board, Member
Wake Forest Law School Moot Court Board Judge
Winston-Salem Davis Cup Organizing Committee, Member