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Hugh Jacob Moore

Hugh Jacob Moore Jr.

also known as Hugh Moore

Practice areas:

Litigation, Business, Arbitration, Criminal Defense

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About Me

I have an active trial practice focusing on business litigation, criminal law, antitrust and trade regulation and airport law.



  • Arbitrator, National Arbitration Forum

  • Arbitrator, chair certification, FINRA

  • Approved Arbitrator, Federal Arbitration Program, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee

  • Mediation Panel, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee

  • Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Neutral

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1970

  1. Litigation: 34%
  2. Business: 33%
  3. Arbitration: 20%
  4. Criminal Defense: 13%

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Contact Info

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

Liberty Tower, Suite 1700
605 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN, 37450

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive197006/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Bet-the-Company/Commercial/Municipal LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2012
Resolution for 10 Years of Service as Chair of CommitteeTennessee Supreme Court Commission on the Rules of Practice and Procedure Committee2011
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2011
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2010
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2009
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2008
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2007
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2006
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2005
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2004
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2003
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2002
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2001
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America2000
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America1999
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America1998
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America1997
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America1996
Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America1995
Law Clerk, Hon. William E. Miller, Chief JudgeUnited States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee1969
Commendations (two), Clarence M. Kelley, DirectorFederal Bureau of InvestigationN/A
Merit Selection Panel, Appointment of Magistrate JudgeU.S. District Court for the Eastern District of TennesseeN/A
Merit Selection Panel, Reappointment of Magistrate JudgeU.S. District Court for the Eastern District of TennesseeN/A
Who’s Who in the United StatesWho's Who Legal USAN/A
Civil Litigation DefenseMid-South Super LawyersN/A
FellowChattanooga Bar FoundationN/A
FellowTennessee Bar FoundationN/A
FellowAmerican Bar FoundationN/A
FellowAmerican College of Trial LawyersN/A
Who’s Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -MarquisN/A
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselChambliss, Bahner, & Stophel, P.C.2006 - Present
Litigation Attorney and Managing PartnerWitt, Gaither & Whitaker1976 - 2006
Assistant United States AttorneyUnited States Attorney's Office1973 - 1976
Trial Attorney -- Civil Rights DivisionUnited States Department of Justice1970 - 1973

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Colombia Caravana Internacional de JuristasParticipant2010 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Community Foundation of Greater ChattanoogaBoard MemberN/A
Friends of the Festival (Riverbend Festival)Board of Directors, past PresidentN/A
Orange Grove CenterFormer Board Member, past Chairman, past PresidentN/A
Rotary Club of Chattanooga, TennesseeMemberN/A
St. Nicholas SchoolPast Board ChairmanN/A
Tennessee Bar Commission on the Status of Women and Minorities in the Practice of LawFormer CommissionerN/A
Tennessee Board of Professional ResponsibilityHearing Panel, Past MemberN/A
Tennessee Supreme Court Commission on the Rules of Practice and ProcedureFormer ChairpersonN/A
City of Ridgeside, TennesseeCommissionerN/A
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of TennesseeCJA Mentor PanelN/A
Chattanooga Bar AssociationBoard of GovernorsN/A
Federal Bar AssociationPast President, Chattanooga ChapterN/A
Allied Arts of Greater ChattanoogaPast Board MemberN/A
Arts and Education Council of ChattanoogaPast PresidentN/A
American Inns of Court, Brock-Cooper ChapterFounding MasterN/A
American Bar AssociationPast Editorial Board, Litigation NewsN/A
Chattanooga Bar AssociationPro Bono and Law Day Committees, Past ChairN/A
Chattanooga Opera AssociationPast Board Member and OfficerN/A
Chattanooga Symphony and Opera AssociationPast Board MemberN/A
Tennessee Supreme CourtRule 31 mediatorN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
53 Tenn. L. Rev. 221Mass Tort Litigation in Tennessee1986
South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 1A Newspaper's Risks in Reporting 'Facts' from Presumably Reliable Sources: The Study in the Practical Application of the Right of Privacy1970
Tennessee Law Enforcement Officers’ Association JournalLegal NotesN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yale Law SchoolN/ALL.B - Bachelor of Laws1969
Vanderbilt UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1966