Amy M. Keating

Commendations

chambers

Chambers and Partners,
Ranked in The Chambers HNW Guide, Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth (2023)

Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

OSBA Certified Specialist

OSBA Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law

Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers (2016 – 2024)

Amy M. Keating, Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, 2018, Family Law, Cleveland

2018 Lawyer of the Year
(Family Law – Cleveland)

Rated by Super Lawyers 2024: View Amy Keating's Profile

Super Lawyers (2022 – 2024)

Amy Keating

PARTNER

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Amy Keating successfully navigates clients through a variety of family law matters, including divorce, dissolution, child custody, child and spousal support, prenuptial agreements, and complex marital estates.

Amy graduated summa cum laude from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 2006. Since then, she has focused her practice on family law, representing clients in both litigation and alternative dispute resolution processes. Amy joined Zashin Law in 2012, adding her skills and experience to the already-dynamic family law team.

“She is really the up-and-comer and is known across the state. She speaks at conventions and has a lot of high-level cases. She has learned her craft very quickly.” – Chambers & Partners Ranked, Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth client (2023)

Amy’s practice includes the following areas:

  • Dividing complex marital estates, including investment properties, business interests, unusual investments, mineral rights, complicated retirement plans, and separate property issues;
  • Evaluating business and partnership interests for division in divorce;
  • Researching and analyzing records to identify misappropriated or hidden marital assets;
  • Drafting, interpreting, and evaluating the enforceability of prenuptial agreements;
  • Drafting post-nuptial agreements;
  • Crafting tailored temporary and permanent spousal and child support plans;
  • Allocating parental rights and responsibilities;
  • Issues concerning parental relocation;
  • Custody matters involving psychological expert testimony;
  • Domestic violence matters; and
  • Handling post-decree issues of enforcement and non-disclosed or omitted assets.

Amy enjoys seeking creative solutions to challenging family law matters. Outside of her work, Amy applies her creative thinking to music, cooking, sports, running, books, and engagement in the community.

“True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Education

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University
J.D., Summa Cum Laude, Cleveland-Marshall Law Review Editor, 2006

John Carroll University
B.A., English, Magna Cum Laude, 2003

Admissions

State: Ohio
State: Michigan
Federal: U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Federal: The Supreme Court of the United States

Memberships

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Family Law Section, Executive Committee Member (2012-present), Co-Chair (for 2014-2015)

Appointments

Adjunct Professor of International Law, School of Law, Case Western Reserve University, 2017–2018

Representative Cases

  • Golan v. Saada, 833 Fed. Appx. 829, (2022).
  • Arimitsu v. Cook, 141 S.Ct. 1514 (2021) Docket No 20-864: certiorari denied
  • Monasky v. Taglieri, 589 US____2020
  • Monasky v. Taglieri, U.S., No. 18-935, certiorari granted June 10, 2019.
  • Taglieri v. Monasky, 907 F.3d 404 (6th Cir. 2018) (en banc), cert. pending, No. 18-935 (U.S. Jan. 18, 2019).
  • Taglieri v. Monasky, No. 16-4128, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 5408 (6th Cir. Mar. 2, 2018) (en banc).
    (The first Habitual Residence Case under The Hague Convention to be heard en banc by a US Court of Appeals in history and only the second Hague Case ever to be heard by an en banc court of appeals panel because of its exceptional public importance.)
  • Taglieri v. Monasky, No. 16-4128, (6th Cir. argued May 3, 2017).
  • Taglieri v. Monasky, No. 16A557, (U.S. dismissed December 9, 2016). Motion to Stay Denied by Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan.
  • Taglieri v. Monasky, No. 1:15-CV-00947, 2016 WL 8135530, (N.D. Ohio Jan. 25, 2016).

Publications

Lectures / Presentations

  • Co-Presenter, Navigating Tax Law Changes in Divorce, a collaboration with Luma Wealth, October 2019
  • Presenter and Event Organizer, The New Frontier of Spousal Support, “What Every Practitioner Needs To Know,” a collaboration between the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, February 18, 2019
  • Co-Presenter, Abducted Children Caught in the Ohio Judicial System: New Precedent and New Ways of Thinking about Child Custody Jurisdiction, Judicial Conference of the Eighth Judicial District of Ohio, May 8, 2015

Community

  • Volunteer Lawyer for the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
  • Volunteer for Building Hope in the City