Christopher J. Keeven


Christopher J. Keeven is a partner at Shaw Bransford & Roth, where he has practiced federal employment and personnel law since 2009. 

Mr. Keeven is experienced representing individuals and employers in a wide array of employment matters, including: litigation, appeals, investigations, disciplinary proceedings, and the security clearance process. Mr. Keeven’s clients include executives, law enforcement officers, foreign service officers, attorneys, government agencies, and small businesses.

Mr. Keeven also assists individuals in obtaining government records through the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Keeven served as General Counsel to the unions representing the U.S. Capitol Police and U.S. Park Police. In that role, he provided the unions and individual law enforcement officers with representation and counsel in labor and employment matters. 


 Areas of Practice

  • Federal Personnel and Employment Law
  • Private Sector Employers
  • GSA Schedule Legal Services
  • Federal Agency Legal Services
  • Security Clearances
  • FOIA and Privacy Act
  • Employment Law Training
  • Association Law

 Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia 


  • B.A., University of Missouri
  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law

 Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Center for
    Professional Responsibility
  • D.C. Bar
  • Illinois Bar
  • Missouri Bar
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment
    Lawyers Association