Montgomery McCracken Adds Partner Keir Bradford-Grey

May 9, 2021

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Keir Bradford-Grey joined the firm in its Philadelphia office on May 3, 2021. Bradford-Grey will serve as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and White Collar and Government Investigations Practice Group.

“We are excited to have Keir join our firm,” said Richard M. Simins, Montgomery McCracken’s Chairman. “Keir is a celebrated trial attorney and a transformational agency head. She will bring our clients rare strategic judgment, extensive government relations experience and fierce advocacy.”

As a former Chief Defender, Bradford-Grey’s career focused on advocating for justice reform at local, state, and national levels. Her work has catalyzed law makers and communities to reevaluate and improve their approaches to public safety. She has a demonstrated ability to improve systems and outcomes for those she serves.

Bradford-Grey’s dedication has transformed public defense and the justice system. In 2019, she upheld the principle that everybody deserves a defense by successfully defending a highly controversial homicide case.

Outside of the courtroom, Bradford-Grey successfully addressed pay disparity between Defender and District attorneys, created significant infrastructure in technology and data collection to support representation and policy advocacy, and launched participatory community defense hubs to revolutionize client representation. Bringing a strategic mindset to strongly held beliefs about the potential of justice systems, Bradford-Grey has consistently worked to identify and enact actionable reforms to serve the broadest community.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Bradford-Grey was the Chief Defender of the Defender Association of Philadelphia. Previously, she was Montgomery County’s Chief Defender and an assistant federal defender at the Delaware Federal Defenders Office.

Bradford-Grey received her J.D. degree from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law. She graduated with a B.S. degree from Albany State University.

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