Colin J. Keefe

Colin J. Keefe


Mergers & Acquisitions • Bank Finance • Project Development & Finance • Tax Incentive Finance • Construction Contracting • Corporate, Business & Banking • Real Estate, Land Use & Development

Colin J. Keefe joined the Firm in 2012 and is now a shareholder in our transactional practice and the Chair of our Mergers & Acquisitions Group.  His practice includes an emphasis on seller-side representation in eight- and nine-figure strategic and private equity transactions with national and international buyers.  Mr. Keefe is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and was decorated for heroism in combat during the Battle of Baghdad in April 2003.  His legal career began as an associate with a large Manhattan law firm, where he primarily represented lenders in nine- and ten-figure project and acquisition finance transactions.  Mr. Keefe now represents banks and financial institutions in many of the Lehigh Valley’s largest commercial financings.  In addition, Mr. Keefe regularly handles construction contracting, real estate sales and acquisitions (with or without the accompanying sale of an ongoing business), and general corporate matters.


  • Lehigh University, B.A., with high honors, 2006
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New York

Honors & Affiliations

  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for heroism in combat, April 2003
  • Named one of “Forty Under 40”, Lehigh Valley Business, 2017

Projects & Achievements

  • Lender representation in financing of the acquisition of the Actavis Group by Watson Pharmaceuticals
  • Purchaser representation in acquisition of international solar energy assets by Mitsubishi and Osaka Gas
  • Guarantor representation in U.S. Department of Energy guaranty of financing for the One Nevada Transmission Line
  • Seller representation in the recapitalization of INetU, Inc., a managed hosting company
  • Lender representation in the Simon Silk Mill financing
  • Borrower representation in the financing of Talen Energy Corporation
  • Lender representation various NIZ and CRIZ financings
  • Seller representation in the sale of Fabric Development and Textile Products
  • Seller representation in the sale of Hovertech International
  • Seller representation in the sale of Martec International

Community Activity

  • Victory House, Member, Board of Directors (2017-Present)
  • East Central Division of the American Cancer Society, Member, Local Leadership Council (2013-2016)