La Keisha's Profile

La Keisha is Of Counsel in Maynard’s Correctional Litigation Practice Group. She focuses her practice on general and complex litigation. She has extensive experience representing clients in civil rights litigation and government relations.

Prior to joining Maynard, La Keisha served as the Executive Director of the Fire and Police Commission for the City of Milwaukee, one of the nation’s oldest law enforcement oversight agencies, where she guided all policies and practices of the city’s police and fire departments. She also served as the Legislative Liaison Director and Assistant City Attorney for the City of Milwaukee. Prior to working for the City of Milwaukee, La Keisha was an attorney at the Wisconsin Department of Revenue and practiced law at a firm in Louisville, KY.

La Keisha earned her B.A. from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She obtained her J.D. from Vanderbilt University and has an L.L.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law.


Admissions

State Bar: Alabama, Wisconsin

Education
  • New York University School of Law
    • (2011, Executive L.L.M.)
  • Vanderbilt University Law School
    • (2007, J.D., Merit Scholarship recipient; Research Assistant; Black Law Students Association Treasurer)
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County
    • (2004, B.A., Political Science, B.S., Information Systems, Sondheim Public Affairs Scholar, Dean’s List; Academic Honors; Golden Key International Honor Society)

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

LA KEISHA WRIGHT BUTLER, FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MILWAUKEE FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSION, JOINS MAYNARD

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 1, 2020) — Maynard & Gale is pleased to announce that La Keisha Wright Butler joined Maynard’s Correctional Litigation Practice Group as Of Counsel. She will focus her practice on general and complex litigation. La Keisha has extensive experience representing clients in the areas of governmental affairs...

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