Associate Attorney Keith Altman

Attorney Keith Altman, an associate attorney at the Lento Law Firm, has been involved in complex litigation for the last 25 years as both a consultant and attorney. He currently resides in Michigan, but practices all over the United States. He is licensed in California and Michigan. He is also admitted to federal courts for the Northern, Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California; the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan; the District of Maryland; the Second, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals; and the United States Supreme Court.

Some of Mr. Altman's notable litigation include the following:

  • Series of cases against Google, Facebook, and Twitter for providing material support to ISIS and HAMAS in several well-known terrorist attacks such as Paris, Nice, Istanbul, Barcelona, San Bernadino, Orlando (Pulse nightclub)
  • Numerous mass tort pharmaceutical litigation involving, for example, the diet drug (Fen Phen), Incretins, Invokana, Benicar
  • Consumer class actions against Geico, Adobe, Home Depot, The Real Real.
  • Civil Rights cases
  • Series of cases involving credit card processing equipment against Northern Leasing Systems, Inc.
  • Prisoner Civil Rights Cases
  • Played a prominent role in the Romain case being featured on Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries airing in October 2020.

Mr. Altman has been a member of the Sedona Conference, Working Group 1 on electronic discovery where he has been an author for several publications. He is the current co-chair and original founder of the electronic discovery litigation group of the American Association of Justice. Mr. Altman's expertise in evidence and evidentiary issues is in high demand, and he has testified before the Federal Rules Committee on multiple issues of importance to the Federal Bar.

As part of his practice, Mr. Altman performs forensic data analysis. He is also an expert in pharmacovigilance and safety surveillance where he has testified in the United States and Canada.

Mr. Altman attended the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he majored in Astrophysics with a minor in theater. He graduated magna cum laude.  As an associate attorney with the Lento Law Firm, Mr. Altman puts his unique and extensive skill set to use when defending against student discipline issues and when seeking school-related justice across the United States.

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