Steven A. Riley

Steve Riley is an experienced trial lawyer and counselor.  For more than thirty years, Mr. Riley has represented clients ranging from large, publicly-traded companies to individuals in complex commercial litigation.  He has extensive jury and non-jury trial experience in corporate and business litigation, securities litigation, class action litigation, healthcare litigation and general commercial litigation.  He has experience in handling arbitrations, internal corporate investigations, and employer-employee relations, as well as the representation of directors in private and publicly-owned corporations. 

Mr. Riley is certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.  Mr. Riley also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University School of Law, where he teaches Advanced Evidence and Trial Advocacy.  He is a member of the ABA sections of Business and Litigation and the subsections of antitrust, securities litigation, business torts and professional liability litigation. 

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Healthcare Litigation
Securities Litigation


Vanderbilt University, J.D. 1978
Vanderbilt University, B.A. 1974

Bar Admissions

Tennessee, 1978
Kentucky, 1996


American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association


Phone: (615) 320-3700 ext. 120