Fred Messner

Fred Messner

Director of Camp Lejeune Operations

Fred Messner is Director of Camp Lejeune Operations at Keller Postman LLC.  He applies his diverse experience as a management consultant, technology investor, and litigator to build the operational, technical, and legal tools Keller Postman uses to provide world-class representation at scale.

In his role, Fred leads a team of attorneys, analysts, and developers, working at the intersection of law, technology, and operations, in the pursuit of justice for tens of thousands of veterans, military family members, and civilian contractors who were poisoned by the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune from 1953 –1987.

Fred joined Keller Postman as the firm’s first summer Associate and officially joined after graduating from law school.  While at Harvard, Fred served on the founding board and was co-President of the Harvard Plaintiffs’ Law Association, the law school’s first and only student organization dedicated to promoting plaintiff-side careers to Harvard Law students. Prior to law school, Fred worked as a technology investor at Sverica Capital Management, a San Francisco–based private equity firm, and as a management consultant in McKinsey & Company’s Dubai, Karachi, and Washington, D.C. offices.

Fred graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as an editor on the Harvard Law Review.  He received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University.

Fred is licensed to practice law in North Carolina only.


  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • B.A., Georgetown University

Previous Affiliations

  • Sverica Capital Management
  • McKinsey & Company