Keith Palzer ('88 JD)

Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group


Keith is a Director and member of Navigant’s Financial Services Disputes team and its Financial Services Advisory & Compliance team. He has 30 years of experience in the financial markets as an alternative investment professional, derivatives banker, and lawyer.

On the Financial Services Advisory team, Keith advises financial institutions on strategy, risk, operations, and compliance. He leads Navigant project and technology teams in a variety of initiatives and business transformations.   On the Disputes team, Keith serves as an expert witness and investigator in investment fund and wealth management disputes, capital markets matters, and regulatory enforcement cases. He also manages investment fund work-outs, restructurings, insolvencies and liquidations.

Keith is also a member of Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC, the broker-dealer arm of Navigant, where he advises on M&A, capital raises, and investment product launches for wealth managers, alternative asset managers, and middle market clients. 

Keith received his BA in Economics and Political Science from State University of New York at Binghamton and earned his JD from Northwestern University School of Law.