Keith E. Donovan


Morris James LLP
850 New Burton Road
Suite 101
Dover, DE 19904

Tel: 302.678.4371
Fax: 302.678.9063


Keith E. Donovan is the Managing Partner of Morris James. He has over 20 years of experience litigating personal injury cases. Having started his career representing those in the insurance industry, he has a unique understanding of the tactics and strategies used by insurance companies in the defense of injury claims.

Keith is a frequent speaker on personal injury insurance issues and trial techniques. He is often selected by his peers to serve as an arbitrator and/or mediator. In his practice, Keith represents plaintiffs in personal injury and insurance cases. For the first 10 years of his career, Keith’s practice focused on representing insurance companies and insureds in litigation in Delaware. In 2002, Keith began representing individuals injured by the negligence of others, and now exclusively represents plaintiffs in injury and insurance-related matters.

The Personal Injury Practice at Morris James is the go-to practice for personal injury cases in Delaware. Our Delaware personal injury attorneys handle a wide range of matters, including claims arising from injuries caused by auto accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, dangerous products, wrongful death, slip and fall accidents, injuries while on the job, and property owner negligence. We represent individuals who have been hurt at work, or as a consequence of another person’s or company’s negligence or recklessness, and who seek financial compensation for their injuries.

Our personal injury attorneys have been singled out for outstanding results, both as a group and individually, in ranking forums including Best Lawyers®, Benchmark Litigation, Delaware Super Lawyers®, Delaware Today “Top Lawyers,” and Philadelphia Magazine “Top Attorneys in Delaware.”

Morris James’ state-wide team of Delaware personal injury lawyers has achieved over $100 million in settlements in the past ten years alone. Our clients benefit from our attorneys’ significant past experience in representing insurance companies and insureds in litigation in Delaware. This experience provides our attorneys unique insight into the strategies and tactics used by insurance companies in the defense of injury claims. Our attorneys additionally have experience and training in alternative dispute resolution and are frequently selected as arbitrators and mediators.

Whether being named a Go-To law firm for the country’s top 500 companies or serving as a personal counsel for many of Delaware’s leading individuals, we know the legal landscape in Delaware.

Legal Networks

We are members of ALFA International and State Law Resources, Inc. These partnerships allow us to enhance the value we offer our clients by maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with other top independent firms. Read more.

Alternative Fee Arrangements and Early Case Assessment

At Morris James, we have a long-term familiarity with Alternative Fee Arrangements and Early Case Assessment through our experience with Fortune 500 companies.

Representative Clients

DuPont’s trust in us is echoed by clients such as Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington Trust Company, and Wells Fargo Bank. The State of Delaware and many municipalities throughout the state turn to Morris James because of our Delaware roots and unsurpassed skills and judgment. Read more.


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