Keisha Rice


Keisha Rice is a principal in the firm Frank & Rice, P.A., a full service firm providing comprehensive legal assistance for its clients in the business formation, entertainment, intellectual property, public relations, media, and litigation spaces.  Among her notable engagements in the entertainment and IP space is her representation of the estate of Ed Townsend in the widely-publicized music copyright litigation adverse to Ed Sheeran.  Prior to her current role, Ms. Rice worked at the Tallahassee law firm Parks & Crump, where she was the lead attorney for nationally recognized civil rights lawyer, Benjamin Crump.  Among the many significant cases Ms. Rice handled was the matter of Martin Anderson, a teen who was beaten by guards in a juvenile boot camp. Through successfully representing the family, Ms. Rice was instrumental in changing Florida law to eliminate juvenile boot camps throughout the state.  In addition to her extensive private practice experience, Ms. Rice also served the State of Florida after Florida Governor Charlie Crist appointed her to the position of Deputy Director of the Governor’s Office of Tourism, Trade, and Economic Development.   Ms. Rice is a graduate of the Air Force Academy. After graduation, Ms. Rice became a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force. There she served as a nuclear missile launch officer in Cheyenne, Wyoming, before returning to Florida to attend Florida State University College of Law.