Picture of Burke Keaty

Burke Keaty

Download VCard

Phone: 615.742.4880
Fax: 615.742.4881

5141 Virginia Way, #270
Brentwood, Tennessee 37027

Burke Keaty is an injury lawyer. He's a Shareholder at the firm and has spent his entire career working with John Day to help victims and families hold those responsible who cause injury or wrongful death.

Burke has successfully resolved hundreds of cases on behalf of clients injured in car, motorcycle, bus, and tractor-trailer collisions, as well as pedestrians and bicyclists harmed by vehicles on the roadway. He also handles cases against individuals and businesses who allow dangerous conditions to exist on their property or who otherwise engage in unsafe conduct. In addition, he represents children and adults who are injured when careless dog owners allow their pets to attack or run at large and cause injuries.

Professional Honors

Burke has earned an AV Preeminent 5.0 Martindale-Hubbell ranking, which is the highest ranking possible. He has been selected as a Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star in 2014, 2015, and 2016. The National Trial Lawyers Association selected Burke as one of the "Top 40 Under 40" lawyers in Tennessee in 2014.

Professional Activities Burke is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, where he previously served on the board of the Young Leadership Division. He is also a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, where he was formerly Chair of the Products Liability Committee. Education

Burke went to college at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, graduating with honors in 2005 with a major in Finance and minor in Accounting. He then attended the University of Tennessee College of Law, graduating in 2008. During law school in Knoxville he had an invaluable clerkship working for an outstanding trial lawyer named Bob Pryor, Sr., who cemented Burke's desire to practice personal injury law. While in law school Burke was also a member of the mock trial team and contributed case commentaries to the school's business law journal.


Burke is married to Jenney Springer Keaty, who's also a practicing attorney. They live in Nashville with their three young sons - one toddler and newborn identical twins. Most of their free time is currently spent outdoors on playgrounds or walking in their neighborhood with the family dog, Mac, a rescued golden retriever mix. Burke and Jenney work with and have served on charitable committees for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and PULSE, a young professionals organization supporting the American Heart Association.

Contact Burke at bkeaty@johndaylegal.com.


Follow the Money - Finding Applicable Insurance and Collectible Assets in Auto Injury Cases in Tennessee
Tennessee Attorneys Memo Webinar CLE

Preparing Your Clients for Depositions
Tennessee Bar Association CLE

Winning Your Lawsuit in the Discovery Phase
Nashville School of Law CLE

Preparing for Depositions
Tennessee Attorneys Memo Webinar CLE

A Strategy for Obtaining and Preparing Evidentiary Foundation for Business Records
Tennessee Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division Newsletter

ERISA, Liens and Other Subrogation Tort Issues in Tennessee
Tennessee Attorneys Memo Live Audioconference CLE

Tort Claims against Federal, State, and Local Governments
Tennessee Attorneys Memo Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners CLE

Client Reviews
  • Everything was great. You guys are a great representative. I was satisfied with everything. Truly appreciate John Day and his hard-working staff.
  • We thought that you did an excellent job in representing us in our lawsuit. We would recommend you to anyone.
  • The Law Offices of John Day is, without a doubt, the best in Nashville! They treated me with the utmost respect and tended to my every need. No question went unanswered. I was always kept informed of every step in the process. I received phenomenal results; I couldn't ask for more. I would definitely hire the Law Offices of John Day again.
  • I would definitely recommend to anyone to hire John Day's law firm because everyone was helpful, made everything clear and got the job done. I am satisfied with how my case was handled.
  • It's been a long battle but this firm has been very efficient and has done a remarkable job for me! I highly recommend them to anyone needing legal assistance. Everyone has always been very kind and kept me informed of all actions promptly.
  • I had a great experience with the Law Offices of John Day. The staff was very accommodating, and my phone calls/emails were always responded to in a timely manner. They made the entire process very easy and stress-free for me, and I had confidence that my case was in good hands. I am very happy with the results, and I highly recommend!