I am a trial attorney at Butler Snow. My practice primarily involves general business and tort litigation in state and federal courts as well as arbitration. I have represented clients in cases involving general contract disputes, constitutional rights litigation, real property disputes, shareholder derivative suits, and covenants not to compete as well as personal injury, medical malpractice, and legal malpractice claims.
I grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and attended high school at Memphis University School. I graduated magna cum laude from Clemson University in 2010. At Clemson, I received a Bachelor of Arts in communications and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. I was also a founding father of Clemson’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity chapter.
I obtained my law degree from Vanderbilt Law School in 2013, where I was named to the Order of the Coif. While at Vanderbilt, I received the VLS scholastic excellence award in Securities Regulation, Conflict of Laws, and Professional Responsibility. I also served as President of the Honor Council.
I am a member of the Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations. I currently serve on the Board of the Nashville Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division as well as the Board of Directors for the Children's Kindness Network. I am also an active member of the Emerging Leaders Society of Memphis University School and Chair of the legal committee for Nashville FC. I am licensed to practice law in Tennessee.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Order of the Coif||Vanderbilt Law School||2013|
|Scholastic Excellence Award in Professional Responsibility||Vanderbilt Law School||2013|
|Scholastic Excellence Award in Securities Regulation||Vanderbilt Law School||2012|
|Scholastic Excellence Award in Conflict of Laws||Vanderbilt Law School||2012|
|Associate Attorney||Butler Snow LLP||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Walker, Tipps & Malone PLLC||2013 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Nashville Football Club||Chair of Legal Committee||2014 - Present|
|Children's Kindness Network||Board Member||2014 - Present|
|Nashville Bar Association||Board Member of Young Lawyers Division||2013 - Present|
|Next Chapter Society- Nashville Public Library||Member||2013 - Present|
|Tennessee Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|BizLitNews Blog||The Roof Is On Fire: Trial Court Finds Tennessee Non-Economic Damages Cap Unconstitutional||2015|
|Butler Snow BitLitNews Blog||Privileged No More: Court Finds Attorney-Client Privilege Does Not Survive After “Death” of a Corporation||2015|
|Butler Snow BitLitNews Blog||Thou Shalt Not Sue: The Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine in Tennessee||2015|
|Butler Snow BizLitNewsBlog||Up in Smoke – District Court Vacates $20,760,000 Punitive Damages Verdict in Florida Tobacco Lawsuit||2015|
|Vanderbilt Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2013|
|Clemson University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2010|