Charles H. Keller is a commercial lawyer, practicing since 1998. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Florida State University, and his Juris Doctorate, with honors, from the University of Florida. While attending law school, Mr. Keller interned for U.S. Magistrate Judge David A. Baker, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and was a member of the Florida Law Review.
Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Keller joined the law firm of Smith Hulsey & Busey as a member of its business department and became a partner in 2005. Subsequently, Mr. Keller joined Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS), where he served as Vice President and Corporate Counsel for a division with annual revenues of approximately $1.5 billion and later served as Senior Vice President and Assistant Corporate Secretary. Mr. Keller then joined Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE:LPS) following a spin-off transaction from FIS, where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Counsel.
Mr. Keller’s practice is primarily focused on business transactions, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, real estate transaction, finance transactions, loan workout and restructuring transactions, contract preparation and negotiation, corporate formation and choice of entity decisions and advising and counseling clients on a broad range of legal, business, compliance and strategic planning matters. Mr. Keller represents and advises public and privately held businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-up businesses, financial institutions, investors, emerging entities and individuals.