Skip Keesal founded Keesal, Young & Logan in 1970 in Long Beach, California. As home to the firm’s original office, Long Beach has special importance to the firm. The Long Beach office, in the midst of the city’s vibrant downtown and adjacent to its busy port, has strong ties to the city, its government, its businesses, and its charities.
Keesal, Young & Logan’s Long Beach office is located in the 14-story Union Bank of California office tower, which the firm purchased in 1993, deepening its roots in the community.
Long Beach, the fifth largest city in California, is centrally-located on the border of Los Angeles and Orange counties, at the geographic middle of the semi-circle that comprises the greater Southern California metropolitan area. Keesal, Young & Logan’s Long Beach office is close to Southern California’s many cities and towns, within easy driving distance to all local state and federal courts.
Of significance to the firm’s maritime and transportation practice, Long Beach has the busiest container port in the United States and the sixth busiest container port in the world. The Port of Long Beach, together with the adjacent Port of Los Angeles, is the third busiest port complex in the world. Keesal, Young & Logan’s Long Beach office overlooks all-night, all-day activity in the vast port complex.
Also within view of the firm’s Long Beach office are numerous oil refineries, some of which are operated by Keesal, Young & Logan’s energy clients and served by Keesal, Young & Logan’s energy litigation and advisory group.
Besides companies in the maritime, transportation, and energy industries, Keesal, Young & Logan represents many other businesses located in Long Beach, through its corporate and real estate department, securities and financial services department, employment department, and general business litigation department.
Keesal, Young & Logan is prominent in its community. The firm has solid and enduring relations with civic leaders, including those in city government. Members of the firm serve on the boards of, and the firm contributes to, numerous local charities, including the Aquarium of the Pacific, Museum of Latin American Art, Torrance Memorial Medical Center Foundation, The National Conference for Community and Justice, Family Services of Long Beach, and the NAACP-Long Beach Branch. The firm regularly hosts and participates in local business and charitable events.
Long Beach enjoys a temperate climate that attracts millions of visitors each year. The city’s attractions include the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Queen Mary, and the beautiful Pike at Rainbow Harbor. Race fans flock to Long Beach in April for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The city is a gateway to nearby Catalina Island. It also is a short drive from other Southern California attractions, including Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, and local beach communities.
Long Beach, California 90802
Phone: (562) 436-2000
Fax: (562) 436-7416
To learn more about Long Beach, please visit these websites:
- City of Long Beach
- Port of Long Beach
- Long Beach Chamber of Commerce
- Long Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Aquarium of the Pacific