About Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

Keating Muething & Klekamp is a Cincinnati-based corporate law firm focused on the following areas of law: business representation and transactions, commercial litigation, real estate, commercial finance and bankruptcy, employee benefits and executive compensation, labor and employment, intellectual property, estate planning and trusts and domestic relations law. While the firm has a single office in Cincinnati, Ohio, it serves clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations, on a national and international basis.

Focused on Business

Founded in 1954, KMK has grown from a three-attorney firm to a 110-attorney firm while maintaining a single office Cincinnati, investing in technology that enables its attorneys to serve clients across the country instead of increasing overhead with additional offices. Recently, Chambers recognized KMK as a leading law firm in Ohio in corporate/mergers & acquisitions, general commercial litigation and bankruptcy/restructuring.

In Cincinnati, U.S. News rates many of KMK's practices as tier 1--including commercial litigation, corporate law, employee benefits law, labor and employment law--management, mergers and acquisitions law, real estate law, securities regulation and securities/capital markets law, tax law, trademark law and venture capital law, among others.

The firm's client roster represents a wide variety of industries, including companies like AK Steel Corporation, American Financial Group, Cintas Corporation, Delphi Corporation, Duke Energy Corp., Fifth Third Bank, GE Aviation, Chiquita Brands, Macy's, Meridian Bioscience, AtriCure, Wal-Mart Stores, McDonald's and the Procter & Gamble Company, to name a few.  The firm also represents a number of start-ups, middle-market companies, non-profit organizations and venture capital firms--areas that have been a focus of the firm since its inception when it grew alongside several of its earliest and long-standing clients, such as American Financial Group, Cintas and Belcan Corporation.

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Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati, OH 45202-3752
Phone: (513) 579-6400
Fax: (513) 579-6457


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Managing Partner: Paul V. Muething
  • Executive Partner: Rachael A. Rowe
  • Hiring Partners: Kasey L. Bond and Brian P. Muething
  • Total No. Attorneys 2016: 106

  • Base Salary
    1st year: $115,000 plus $8,000 signing bonus
    Summer associate: $1,900/week

  • Summer Associate Offers
    (2014): 3 out of 3

  • Major Departments & Practices
    Banking, Insurance & Financial Services
    Business Representation & Transactions
    Commercial Finance & Reorganization
    Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    Insurance Coverage & Litigation
    Labor & Employment
    Private Client Services
    Real Estate

Major Office Locations

  • Cincinnati, OH