Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Part-time Faculty N-Z

Keara K. Roethke

Title/s: Senior Counsel and Vice President, BMO Financial Group
Advocacy (Dispute Resolution)

Phone: 312-461-7636

E-mail: keara.roethke@bmo.com


Keara is a Partner at Ginsberg Jacobs LLC – a boutique firm in Chicago. She focuses her practice in representation of financial institutions and creditors in complex commercial litigation. Keara is well versed in commercial foreclosures and evictions, actions to enforce promissory notes, business loan agreements, and related guaranties. She frequently represents her clients in post-judgment enforcement, Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act claims, and other collection matters. Keara has significant securities litigation experience, and has successfully advocated on behalf of broker dealer firms in numerous arbitration proceedings across the country before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to enforce promissory notes, training contracts, and other employment related disputes. Her securities and employment related litigation experience also includes litigating competition and anti-raiding claims.

Contact Address:
Ginsberg Jacobs LLC
300 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2750
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Fax: 312.660.9612
Cell: 815.590.9006


B.A., Marquette University, 2000
J.D., John Marshall Law School, 2003

Program Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution