Our Lawyers

Donald V. Keenan

Partner

Headshot_big_Don-Keenan

Email: dvk@brentonkean.com
Direct Line: (506) 633-4272

Assistant: Krista Goguen
Email: klg@brentonkean.com
Direct Line: (506) 633-4225

Practice Areas:

Labour and Employment Law, Insurance Law, and Civil Litigation

Professional Experience:

Prior to attending law school, Don worked for many years at Lantic Sugar where he was involved in representing the members of Bakery, Confectionary & Tobacco Workers Local Union 443. As a Union representative, Don was chief negotiator of the Union Collective Bargaining Committee, Chair of the Health and Safety Committee, a member of the Union Pension Committee, a member of the Lantic Pension Committee and was extensively involved in representing members in the grievance/arbitration process and occupational health and safety hearings.

Don obtained his Business Administration degree from UNB Saint John in 1988 and his law degree from UNB in 1995. He was called to the Bar in 1996 and has since established his practice in labour and employment law, insurance defence, civil, commercial, and general litigation. He has successfully represented both employees and employers before the Courts in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island as well as appearing before various provincial and federal tribunals.

He brings a balanced perspective and understanding of employment issues to his clients which allows him to be creative in settlement negotiation and in representing his clients before the Courts and tribunals.

Don has extensive experience in general litigation matters. In the field of insurance, Don represents a leading casualty insurer in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. In the commercial litigation field, Don has represented clients in the construction industry, aquaculture industry and IT industry as well as various other businesses ranging from small to large.

Outside the Office:

Don and his wife Heather have three children. He has enjoyed being involved in various capacities in his children’s sporting activities.