Avery Lovingfoss Joins Brock Shipe Klenk PLC

Brock Shipe Klenk PLC is very pleased to welcome Avery Lovingfoss to the firm, effective June 1, 2020. Ms. Lovingfoss will focus on commercial litigation matters. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Lovingfoss worked as a criminal defense attorney for a top Knoxville firm, and interned for Supreme Court Justice Sharon Lee.

Additional information about Ms. Lovingfoss can be found here.

Four Additional Attorneys Join Brock PLC; Firm Renamed to Brock Shipe Klenk PLC

Effective January 31, 2020, W. Edward (Ed) Shipe will join Teresa Klenk and John Brock as a partner in Brock PLC, and the firm will change its name to Brock Shipe Klenk PLC. Mr. Shipe specializes in complex commercial litigation, with a particular focus on contracts, finance, and real estate. Mr. Shipe also provides business advice and real estate transaction services to select companies. Joining Mr. Shipe will be Deborah Buchholz, who also specializes in health care transactions and regulatory compliance matters, and Cuyler Haskins, a commercial litigator.

Additional information about Mr. Shipe, Ms. Buchholz, and Mr. Haskins can be found here, here, and here.

The firm is also pleased to announce that, effective immediately, John A. Lucas will be of counsel with the firm. Mr. Lucas is a highly decorated military veteran who specializes in complex business litigation in both state and federal courts. Mr. Lucas brings extensive experience to a wide range of legal problems including the defense of class action lawsuits, antitrust and unfair competition lawsuits, lender liability claims, product liability suits, and disputes over business control and similar cases.  He has argued cases before the United States Supreme Court and numerous state and federal trial and appellate courts nationwide.

Additional information about Mr. Lucas can be found here.

Teresa M. Klenk Joins Brock PLC

Brock PLC is pleased to announce that Teresa M. Klenk has joined the firm, effective November 1, 2019. Ms. Klenk possesses dual credentials as a CPA and tax attorney, and handles complex business and tax matters including 1031 like-kind real estate exchanges, business organization and planning, and estate planning services including trusts, asset protection, lifetime gifting programs, marital planning, and charitable planning.

Additional information about Ms. Klenk can be found here.

Knoxville Law Firm Begins Operation

Brock PLC is pleased to announce that it will begin operating on October 1, 2019. The firm will initially focus on the areas of commercial and venture finance, real estate development, private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and business governance.