Edward Keating


  • Edward Keating
  • Phone: +1 312 499 0137

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 3700
    Chicago, IL 60603-3433

Edward J. Keating is a member of Duane Morris' Trial Practice Group. Mr. Keating practices in the area of commercial litigation with a focus on construction law in State and federal courts and before arbitration tribunals. He has experience representing small and large businesses, general contractors, subcontractors, and owners in contractual disputes and mechanics lien actions. He also has experience with products liability and general liability cases and various commercial litigation matters involving commercial real estate and loan disputes, U.C.C. issues, common law breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference claims, restrictive covenants, landlord-tenant disputes, licensing agreements and corporate member disputes.

Mr. Keating is a 2018 cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School and a graduate of the University of Illinois.


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois


  • Notre Dame Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2018
  • University of Illinois, B.S., 2014


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2021-present
  • Swanson Martin & Bell LLP
    - Associate, 2018-2021

Professional Activities

  • Chicago Bar Association, Construction Law and Mechanics Lien Subcommittee
  • National Football Foundation, Chicago Metro Chapter – Board Member

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Illinois Rising Stars List for Construction Litigation

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "Construction Factoring for the General Contractor," Tarrant County Bar Association, May 19, 2022
  • Speaker, "Construction Factoring for the General Contractor," Retail Contractors Association, Webinar, October 28, 2021