More In Common Podcast

Keith Ferguson Jr. /// Ball Was Life /// Season2:E078

May 21, 2020

Keith Ferguson is an associate in the Financial Services Litigation group. He focuses his practice on representing financial institutions and mortgage servicers in real property actions.

Prior to joining Eckert Seamans, Keith was an associate at a private firm with a focus on the mortgage banking industry in the mid-Atlantic region. He was the supervising attorney of the firm’s mediation practice and led a department of legal professionals responsible for the firm’s active residential foreclosure cases in the settlement and status conference stage.

Keith previously served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Wanda Keyes Heard in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and as a law clerk for the United States Agency for International Development in the Employee and Labor Relations Division in Washington, D.C. 

 

"The sun is coming up tomorrow.  Get after it." - Keith Ferguson Jr

 

Topics we discuss:

  • Perspective on Children's potential
    • Understanding your strengths
  • Being a black attorney from poverty
    • Transition from sports
    • Gong to Cornell
  • Having strong examples in his life
    • His Dad primarily raising him
    • His Grandma being his mother figure
  • Growing up without Mom
  • The impact of Premarital Counseling
    • Openness to counseling in general
  • The future of his family
  • Taking a pause in Conversation
    • Managing Hard Conversations
    • Managing lines of relationship
  • Getting into Cornell's Football Hall of Fame

 

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Credits:

Lead editor + Producer: Ruf Holmes

 

Music:

Main Theme: "Eaze Does It" by Shye Eaze and DJ Rufbeats, a More In Common Podcast Exclusive.

Guest theme:  "Theme On" by DJ Rufbeats created as a More In Common Podcast Exclusive.