Ross P. Keogh

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Ross P.Keogh
Phone: 406.333.0520
Direct: 406.206.9710

A member of Parsons’ energy, environmental and natural resources practice group, Ross Keogh combines his extensive pre-law experience in developing large-scale renewable energy projects, a master’s degree in economics, his deep legal experience in business and real estate transactions and tax with his passion for Montana’s outdoor and rural lifestyle to deliver a unique skillset to clients.


Ross is a leading expert on the 2017 Tax Act and the Opportunity Zones tax Provision (section 1400Z-2).  He is adept at providing advice to clients in tax planning and deal structuring around the sale and purchase of businesses or real property to provide the utmost premium to clients. His experience as an economist and attorney enables him to directly and dynamically advise on the tax and business implications to ensure clients realize their desired outcomes.

Energy, Environmental and Real Estate

Ross is an expert in the Intermountain West in the areas of water rights, energy and natural resources law and real estate law. With his strong business background and education, Ross takes an integrative legal approach to client projects that is rooted in the project’s economics. His unique ability to leverage relationships and assemble all-inclusive teams such as financial advisors, builders, architects and others provides clients with tailored legal solutions that enhance the bottom line.

Estate Planning

Ross takes a mini-family office approach to estate planning to provide clients an integrated multi-generational solution to realize their estate planning desires. In his estate planning practice, Ross focuses on the planning and transfer of assets with the greatest ease for clients and the least amount of friction for their beneficiaries. He works closely with clients to ensure the realization of client goals and objectives based on their values.


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University of Montana School of Law (J.D., 2014, With Honors)

Honors: Jessup Moot Court Team, Member
Honors: Recipient of the Margery Hunter Brown Assistantship
Law Review: Public Lands and Resources Law Review, Editor 

University of Montana, Masters in Economics

Vassar College, Bachelor of Arts



State Bar of Montana

American Bar Association - Section of Taxation


Member, Montana Fish & Wildlife Region 3 Advisory Committee (2014-2018)

Board Member, Montana Budget & Policy Institute (2014-2018)

Chair, Missoula Climate Action Task Force (2012)


U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Montana
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Wyoming
North Dakota


University of Montana School of Law