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La Keisha Wright Butler
Of Counsel
PROFILE

La Keisha's Profile

La Keisha is Of Counsel in Maynard Cooper’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 in government relations.

Prior to joining Maynard Cooper, 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 provided guidance on 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.

CONTACT
T 256.512.5745
F 256.512.0119
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BAR 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)

April 1, 2020
LA KEISHA WRIGHT BUTLER, FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MILWAUKEE FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSION, JOINS MAYNARD COOPER
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 1, 2020) — Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that La Keisha Wright Butler joined Maynard Cooper’s Correctio...