Wilke Fleury Welcomes Veteran Legislator Rick Keene

Former legislator, Rick Keene, has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Keene served in the Assembly for three terms where he rose to assume several Republican leadership positions, including Republican Whip and Vice Chair of the Committee on Water, Parks and Wildlife. He also served as the lead Republican on the Assembly Budget Committee. Prior to being elected to the Assembly, Keene served as a councilman and mayor to the City of Chico, CA.

Keene, who obtained his B.A. from CSU Chico, received his Juris Doctorate degree from Cal Northern School of Law and practiced law in his Chico law firm for 15 years before his election to the Assembly. "Our firm is excited to continue to add colleagues with tremendous and varied backgrounds, such as Rick Keene,” said Michael G. Polis, Managing Partner. “Our clients and future clients will benefit from his local and state government experience, legal knowledge and counsel. "