Keith Pittman

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Keith A. Pittman

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1993
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Emroy University Atlanta
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Major: English

Practice Areas

  • Trucking and Road Wrecks
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Business Torts
  • Construction and Commercial Disputes
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1993
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia

Current Employment Position

  • Senior Attorney

Biography

After careers as an educator and in the hospitality industry, Keith Pittman attended the University of Georgia School of Law, graduating Order of the Coif. Keith has been a member of highly-regarded plaintiffs’ and commercial litigation firms. Having worked with Bob Cheeley previously, Keith joined Cheeley Law Group in August, 2016. His trial and appellate work has included representing individuals and entities in professional liability, personal injury and commercial disputes.  Keith has also taught as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Georgia School of Law (2005-11) and at Georgia State University College of Law (2012-17).  

Keith and his wife Carol have resided in Decatur and Avondale Estates for more than 35 years. They have three sons and one grandson and are members of the St. Thomas More parish. Keith’s interests include travel, reading, and Braves baseball. He has coached youth and high school sports extensively (baseball, basketball and soccer teams).

Professional Associations

  • AV® Rated in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Attorney Information Exchange Group (2017-present)
  • North Fulton Bar Association (2016-present)
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta (2008-2019)
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (1993-2000, 2017-2018)
  • ABA Forum on the Construction Industry (2000-2003)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association (1993-2000)
  • Georgia SSI Kids Disability Project (1997-98) (Pro Bono)
  • Barrister, Lumpkin Society American Inn of Court (1996-98)

Reported Cases

  • Bibbs vs. Toyota Motor Corp., 304 Ga. 68
  • Gilreath vs. Smith, 340 Ga. App. 265
  • Stolte v. Fagan, 311 Ga. App. 123; rev’d, 291 Ga. 477; on remand, 322 Ga. App. 775
  • City of Atlanta v. Hotels.com, 289 Ga. 323
  • Chaney v. Harrison & Lynam, LLC, 308 Ga. App. 808
  • Fleming, Ingram & Floyd, P.C. v. Clarendon Nat’l Ins. Co., 850 F.Supp.2d 1367
  • Lee v. McCord, 292 Ga. App. 707; rev’d in part, 286 Ga. 179; on remand, 304 Ga. App. 377
  • Jenifer v. Fleming, Ingram & Floyd, P.C., 552 F.Supp.2d 1370
  • Nichols v. Gross, 282 Ga. 811
  • Cochran Mill Assoc. v. Stephens, 286 Ga. App. 241
  • Capital Constr. Co. v. Professional Serv. Indus., Inc., 254 Ga. App. 44
  • Kinson Cook, Inc. v. Weaver, 252 Ga. App. 868
  • Doyle v. Volkswagenwerk Aktiengesellschaft, 267 Ga. 574
  • Nalley v. Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins. Co., 221 Ga. App. 537
  • Metro Atlanta Trucking Co., Inc. v. Kyzer, 217 Ga. App. 630