Partner Biographies

Senior Partner, Sue Pohler has an extremely strong background in administration and client and constituent relationship building. She was appointed as the Senior Deputy Attorney General in Collections Enforcement by Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro on January 13, 2003. Previously, she was appointed to the State Employment Relations Board by Governor George V. Voinovich in 1994 and reappointed in 1996, serving on the Board through 2002. Immediately prior to her appointment to the State Employment Relations Board (SERB), Sue was Executive Director for the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals. She also has served as Assistant Columbus City Attorney and Assistant Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney. Her extensive private sector experience includes tax preparation and planning, employment counseling, and service as Director of Personnel for a major Columbus hotel. Sue received her Juris Doctor degree from Capital University Law School in Columbus and her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from The Ohio State University.  In addition to Ohio, Sue is also licensed to practice in Illinois.

Sue spends her free time advocating for human-trafficking victims’ rights and mentoring women who themselves have been trafficked.   Sue also was instrumental in instituting legislation against puppy mills and has two rescue pups of her own.

Managing Partner, Timothy E. J. Keck’s extensive background in debt recovery and creditor rights advocacy started as a front line collections experience as senior account representative for the Ohio Attorney General’s Collection Enforcement section.  He personally recovered almost    $25 million in his four years with the Collection Enforcement section.  After graduating law school he joined the firm and management of the firm’s litigation portfolio. Timothy has a wealth of knowledge and experience in both Bureau of Workers Compensation and insurance subrogation matters. Timothy’s ability to move parties from the deadlock of entrenched positions to the objective consideration of interests and solutions make him a sought after debt dispute problem solver.  He received his Juris Doctor degree in only two years from the University of Dayton School of Law and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from The Ohio State University.

Timothy spends his free time advising local leaders and candidates in political matters and organizing town-hall events to raise awareness of the opioid epidemic.  He is also a proud member of the Grove City Rotary Club.

Timothy lives in Grove City with his wife, Carrie, and their children, Evelyn and London.