Global law firm Rimon PC welcomes Keith Munson as a Litigation Partner in its new South Carolina office
News Keith Munson · February 16, 2021
Greer, South Carolina – Rimon is proud to welcome Keith Munson, a former federal and military prosecutor, as a litigation partner. Mr. Munson lives in Greer, South Carolina and will be based out of the firm’s new South Carolina office.
Mr. Munson joins the firm from Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP where he was a Partner.
Prior to his time in private practice, Mr. Munson served as a military and federal prosecutor for the United States Army 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized). He served as an operational law officer throughout Desert Storm, where he earned the Meritorious Service and Kuwait Liberation Medals.
Mr. Munson has over 30 years of experience as a trial attorney. He defends major public and private corporations in complex litigations involving product/mass tort, commercial, class action, and intellectual property litigation, as well as corporate directors and officers in the telecommunications, power generation, high-yield debt, insurance, and finance sectors in connection with liability and fraud claims. He has litigated cases involving medical devices, pharmaceuticals, construction/advanced materials (including military and aviation), and consumer appliances.
Mr. Munson serves on multiple corporate boards and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, which brings a corporate perspective to his practice.
“Historically, upstate South Carolina, midway between Atlanta and Charlotte, boasts the most international companies, per capita, of any area in the country,” said Mr. Munson on joining Rimon. “I am excited to join Rimon because its broad national and international presence is well suited to the needs of my litigation, governmental and business practice.”
Mr. Munson joins the firm’s growing Litigation practice, along with Partners including Jill Haley Pernwarden, Phillip Wang, Gabriel Gregg, Steven Aaron and Jonathan Rosen.
“Keith combines decades of experience defending major companies and their officers and directors in litigations, including at trial,” said Michael Moradzadeh, Founding Partner and CEO of Rimon. “This experience, combined with his active participation on numerous corporate boards imbues him with a perspective that is not only legally sophisticated, but also business minded. We believe that he will add tremendous value to our growing litigation team and provide valuable support to all our clients when they have a need for great defense counsel. We are also excited to continue to grow our presence in the southeast United States, which has become an important and growing business center.”
Mr. Munson graduated from University of Virginia (J.D.) and Clemson University (B.A., Political Science).