Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

We handle appellate work, either arising from cases we try or being hired independently to appeal. We have appealed cases all the way to and prevailed at the United States Supreme Court and the Tennes...

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Business Litigation & Trial Practice

We have represented companies and business people in matters big and small and in various jurisdictions. These representations have involved cases in state and federal court in the Knoxville area but ...

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Entity Formation, Operation & Tax

We serve as general outside counsel to numerous for-profit and non-profit companies. In this role, we strive to be creative and efficient participants in the success of our clients from initial organi...

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Estate Planning & Asset Protection

We design estate plans to help our clients manage and protect their assets during life, and to pass their assets to their chosen beneficiaries after death, with as few taxes, costs, and complications ...

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Finance & Private Securities

We routinely represent commercial and venture lenders and borrowers in loan transactions of all kinds. We specialize in all aspects of asset-backed, real estate-backed, bond finance, and non-recourse ...

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Healthcare

We represent physician practice groups and individual physicians as business counsel, advising on employment contract negotiation, HIPAA and Stark compliance, corporate documents, formation, and succe...

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M&A / Business Succession Planning

We specialize in the purchase and sale of private companies and company divisions across all industries. We routinely counsel boards and executives in their negotiations with investment banks and stra...

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Pro Bono

Among our highest priorities is undertaking pro bono projects in all areas of the law. We are committed to giving our pro bono clients exceptional legal representation, and we make no distinction betw...

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Real Estate Development

We proudly represent many of the area’s largest and most innovative real estate developers in projects across the nation. We have expertise in a diverse range of uses including mixed-use, commercial...

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