David Hill Keller is a long time practitioner of Workers’ Compensation defense in Greenville, South Carolina, having represented numerous employers, carriers and third party administrators for over 28 years. Keller has successfully defended hundreds of workers’ compensation cases and has numerous reported cases in the South Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. He is also a board certified Civil Court and Family Court mediator and provides mediation services with an emphasis on Workers’ Compensation claims.
While Keller has handled every possible type of Workers’ Compensation case, he has a special interest in jurisdictional matters, Professional Employment Organizations (PEO’s), transportation cases and issues relating to self-insurance. His notable clients have included, trucking companies, air carriers and PEO’s. Keller is also a frequent lecturer at industry events and seminars on Workers’ Compensation issues. He is an adjunct lecturer on Workers’ Compensation at Greenville Technical College’s paralegal studies department.
Keller is a past president and current board member of the South Carolina Self Insurers’ Association and has served on the Board of Managers of the National Council of Self Insurance. He is also a past, two-time Chairman of the Greenville City Planning Commission, and currently serves as vice-chair. Before entering private practice he was a staff attorney for the South Carolina Supreme Court and the State Accident Fund. Keller is also active in the Anglican Church serving in numerous positions, and is currently a delegate to the Anglican Church in North America’s Provincial Council. He is also active in the St. Andrew’s Society and Carolina Ballet Theater. Keller also volunteers as a mediator at the Upstate Mediation Center which provides mediation services to low income individuals in the Family Court System.
Keller received his undergraduate degree from the University of Houston, where he ran varsity track, and his law degree from the University of South Carolina. Before entering law school, he served as an officer in the US Marine Corps, and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the South Carolina Army National Guard.