Keane A. Barger

Keane Barger practices commercial litigation.  Prior to joining Riley Warnock & Jacobson, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Susan H. Black on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Mr. Barger graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, Articles Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review, and the Executive Problem Editor of the Vanderbilt Moot Court Board.  He received the Robert F. Jackson Memorial Prize as the highest-ranked second-year student and the Edmund M. Morgan Prize for submitting the best law review note. Mr. Barger graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Centre College with degrees in History and Government.


Author “ Be a Liar or You're Fired! First Amendment Protection for Public Employees Who Object to Their Employer's Criminal Demands, 66 Vand. L. Rev. 1541 (2013).

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation


Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D. 2014
Centre College, B.A. 2010

Bar Admissions

Tennessee, 2014


American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association


Phone: (615) 320-3700 ext. 151