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Bethany P. Recht


Bethany Recht regularly advises trustees of mass tort settlement trusts and qualified settlement funds on issues relating to all aspects of trust administration. Additionally, she has extensive litigation experience assisting clients with general business and commercial litigation matters.  She has represented financial institutions, private equity funds, developers and major corporations in a wide range of matters including joint venture and partnerships disputes, real property disputes, problem loan disputes, fraud claims, breach of contract claims and insurance policy coverage issues. 

Bethany is licensed to practice law in California, Ohio and Massachusetts.  Prior to joining KMK, Bethany was an associate at DLA Piper LLP in Los Angeles and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in Boston.

She serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Diversity Committee.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Named to Ohio Rising Stars
  • Named to Southern California Rising Stars, 2010



  • Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, Los Angeles Lawyer, January 2009

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Law School Mentoring Program, Mentor
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6408
FAX: (513) 579-6457
Practice Areas
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Ohio
  • California
  • Massachusetts
  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 2005
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 2002