E. Andrew Keeney

Of Counsel • Co-Chair of Credit Union
Office: Norfolk


Andy is a nationally recognized credit union attorney and Co-Chair of Kaufman & Canoles’ Credit Union Team. Andy has been committed to the representation of credit unions for over three decades. In addition to serving as the in-house counsel for State Department FCU and the Pentagon FCU, Andy has represented many credit unions, leagues, and associations, as well as the NCUA. Andy is a frequent lecturer on a wide variety of credit union topics and a featured contributor to many credit union publications, including Credit Union TimesCUES, and CU Management.

Additionally, Andy’s practice involves a range of commercial real estate services from zoning to representation provided in connection with the leasing or purchase and/or sale of commercial real estate. His finance experience includes real estate development activities and workouts of troubled loans.

Credit Union Team of Attorneys from Kaufman & Canoles


Representative Matters

  • Retained counsel for ABNB Federal Credit Union, Credit Union Auto Loan Network (CUALN), Credit Union Mortgage Association (CUMA), Justice Federal Credit Union, Congressional Federal Credit Union, Educational System Federal Credit Union, BayPort Credit Union, Belvoir Federal Credit Union, NIH Federal Credit Union, Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union, NARFE Federal Credit Union, FedChoice Federal Credit Union, Police Federal Credit Union, Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union and many other credit unions
  • Legal Counsel to Maryland DC Credit Union Association
  • Regional counsel for Southeastern Property Development of Birmingham, Alabama
  • Regional counsel for Bonaventure Realty Group, a widely-respected multi-family residential developer

Recognition & Honors

  • Who’s Who Attorneys in the East, 1996-present
  • Virginia Super Lawyers; Law & Politics, 2006
  • Who’s Who in America’s Credit Unions, 2008
  • Virginia Bar Association Community Servant Awards, 2006-present
  • National Leadership Award, 2003
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys, 1994-present; Board of Regents, 2006-2012, 2013-present
  • Community Service Award, Currituck County Board of Commissioners
  • Eagle Scout


  • American Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association; Committee on Credit Unions; Charter Member
  • Old Dominion University Center for Real Estate and Economic Development; Executive Committee and Advisory Board
  • Fairfax County Board of Equalization; Vice Chairman, 1992-1993
  • Urban Land Institute; District Council for Hampton Roads, Executive Committee
  • Civic Leadership, 2000-2001
  • Boys and Girls Club of South Hampton Roads; Board of Directors, 2001-2008
  • Virginia Chapter of American Planning Association
  • Langley Federal Credit Union; Board of Directors, 2006 -2008
  • Dare County Board of Adjustment (Alternate)
  • Whalehead Preservation Board, 1997-2004


  • Drew University; B.A., 1973
  • American University Washington College of Law; J.D., 1976

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