Keene W. Bartley

Keene W. Bartley is a partner and serves as co-manager of Schulman, LeRoy & Bennett, PC and has been practicing with the firm since 1982. Mr. Bartley received a B.A. from David Lipscomb College in 1979 and a J.D. from Memphis State University in 1982. His areas of practice include civil litigation with special emphasis in the areas of construction law, arbitration and mediation, general business transactions, commercial real estate sales, development, financing, commercial leasing and management issues, and matters arising from the retail sale of petroleum products. Mr. Bartley has an “AV” rating from Martindale Hubble reflecting the highest level of professional ability and ethical standards as determined by peer review from practicing attorneys and members of the judiciary.

Mr. Bartley’s primary area of emphasis arises in construction disputes where he represents General Contractors, Specialty Contractors, Owners, Lenders, and Design Professionals in litigation and arbitration proceedings throughout the Southeastern United States.

Mr. Bartley is certified as an Arbitrator by the American Arbitration Association, serving on both the Construction and the Commercial Panels, including membership on the panel for hearing Large, Complex Construction Disputes. Mr. Bartley also serves as an arbitrator for court appointed and private arbitration proceedings.

Mr. Bartley received his designation as a Rule 31 General Civil Mediator by the Alternate Dispute Resolution Commission of the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2021.

For almost 30 years he has been certified as a 504 loan closing attorney by the United States Small Business Administration. He has closed more than 200 SBA loans representing the lender and numerous additional occasions representing conventional lenders and borrowers.

Mr. Bartley has a substantial business practice wherein he advises clients upon business matters including acquisition and sales, contracts, employment matters, and commercial litigation. Mr. Bartley has has represented his clients in transactions involving the sale or acquisition of multi-million dollar Commercial, Retail, and Multi-Family properties.

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