Partner announcement

McLeish Orlando LLP announces William Keele as a new Partner

May 31, 2023

McLeish Orlando LLP is pleased to announce that William Keele has been made a Partner.

Since Will’s call to the bar in 2010, he has dedicated his practice exclusively to working for seriously injured clients and their families. In addition to personal injury and fatality claims arising from motor vehicle collisions, Will has a wealth of experience handling occupiers’ liability, product liability, commercial host liability, long-term disability and wrongful death lawsuits. Will is passionate about helping his clients navigate the complexities of a negligence lawsuit and about maximizing their recovery.

Will has represented clients at all levels of Ontario Courts, including the Ontario Court of Justice, The Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, and the Ontario Court of Appeal. In addition, he has appeared before a wide variety of administrative tribunals, including the Workplace Safety Insurance Appeals Tribunal, Social Security Tribunal of Canada, and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. He regularly represents clients before the Licence Appeal Tribunal with respect to disputes with their statutory accident benefits insurer.

Will regularly authors articles for legal publications and speaks at continuing legal education conferences hosted by the Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, The Canadian Bar Association and The Ontario Bar Association, among others.  He has authored chapters for and contributed to several legal texts including the Oatley McLeish Guide to Demonstrative Evidence, The Oatley McLeish Guide to Personal Injury Practice in Motor Vehicle Cases, and the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Editions of LexisNexis’ Ontario Courtroom Procedure. In 2022, Will was recognized by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2022.

Will is an invaluable member of Patrick Brown’s team. We look forward to his many years of continued success.

Will accepts cases throughout Ontario and can be reached at 416-956-9308 or via email at

To learn more about Will, click here to read his bio.

McLeish Orlando LLP

McLeish Orlando LLP is a Toronto personal injury law firm representing people who have been seriously injured and family members who have lost a loved one through the negligence of others. McLeish Orlando is a recognized leader within wrongful death and personal injury law. We represent people who have suffered brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and serious orthopaedic injuries. We strive for a fair settlement and the best possible results for our clients.

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William Keele

McLeish Orlando LLP

Law School

University of Windsor

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Personal Injury