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Shae Keefe

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Shae Keefe is a member of Winstead's Business Litigation Practice Group. Shae represents clients in all facets of business litigation from case evaluation, mediation and arbitration, through trial. She manages disputes involving eminent domain/condemnation, business and personal injury torts, employment, media law and insurance matters in both state and federal courts.

Shae advises clients from a variety of industries, including energy, insurance, real estate, construction, technology, and transportation. She works closely with clients to develop effective plans for resolving disputes and managing litigation while remaining focused on the best outcome possible for the client’s business.

Representative Experience: 

  • Representing the City of Wharton, Texas, in connection with land acquisition for the FM 1301 Project.
  • Representing City of Wharton, Texas, in connection with land acquisition land for the Lower Colorado River Basin Flood Risk Management Project in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Representing oil and gas pipeline company as eminent domain litigation and transactional counsel in connection with construction of a 509-mile crude pipeline, through portions of Texas from Midland County to Harris County.
  • Representing oil and gas pipeline company as eminent domain litigation and transactional counsel in connection with construction of a 504-mile natural gas liquids pipeline, through portions of Texas from Brown County to San Jacinto County.
  • Representing oil and gas pipeline company as eminent domain litigation and transactional counsel in connection with the construction of a 65-mile pipeline, through portions of Texas from Harris County to Brazoria County.
  • Representing a municipality as eminent domain litigation and transactional counsel in connection with the construction of a farm-to-market road expansion project.  
  • Representing a municipality as eminent domain litigation and transactional counsel in connection with the construction of a flood risk management project. 
  • Second chair on trial team that received a unanimous jury verdict while defending a client in a car accident case involving disputed liability.  
  • Obtained a favorable trial result in which her client was required to pay approximately half of what Plaintiff was offered in pre-trial settlement negotiations.
  • Won a jury trial in Deer Park Municipal Court for a commercial driver’s traffic citation, resulting in a dismissal of all charges, allowing the driver’s record to remain clear.  
  • Obtained motion for summary judgment on res judicata grounds in car wreck subrogation action by Plaintiff’s insurance company.
  • Obtained motion for summary judgment for apartment building manager in property damage claim.
  • Obtained motion for summary judgment for insurance company and independent appraiser in Hurricane Ike claim.  Plaintiff appealed, but appeal was dismissed.
  • Obtained motion for summary judgment for insurance company, sued by a third party.
  • Obtained motion for summary judgment for trucking company in case involving personal injuries after motor vehicle accident.