Beau focuses his practice on complex business litigation, representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants across a wide variety of subject matters, including contractual disputes, fiduciary duty issues, and unfair competition claims.  He also has experience with trademark and copyright litigation.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2013
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Tennessee: Middle, Eastern, Western
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 6th Circuit

Distinctions

  • Adjunct Professor of Business Law, Belmont University, 2015-2018
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Rising Stars, 2016-Present
  • The National Law Journal
    • Top Verdicts of 2016- Included for $22,200,000 Verdict in Federal Jury Trial
  • Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum, Class of 2017-2018
  • Young Lawyer's Division Enterprise Award Recipient, Nashville Bar Association, 2015

Education & Honors

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2013
    • Order of the Coif
    • Vanderbilt Law School Scholastic Excellence Awards in Securities Regulation, Conflicts of Laws, Professional Responsibility
    • President, Honor Council
  • Clemson University, B.A., Communications, magna cum laude, 2010
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Founding Father, Pi Kappa Alpha

Experience

  • Obtained $22.2 million jury verdict in federal jury trial on behalf of largest dental practice in Middle Tennessee against national dental insurance company related to constitutional violations of the First Amendment. Snodgrass-King Pediatric Dental Associations, P.C. et. al. v. Dentaquest USA Insurance Co., Inc., United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee (2016).
  • Obtained $748,769.21 in sanctions and damages against attorneys who disseminated major construction company client’s confidential documents to third parties in violation of Court Orders.  In addition to the sanctions, the Court held the opposing attorneys in civil contempt of court.  Chase v. Stewart et. al., Circuit Court for Williamson County, Tennessee (2018).
  • Obtained full dismissal of breach of contract claim brought against Belmont University by former student related to a grade appeal.  Rice v. Belmont University, Chancery Court for Davidson County, Tennessee (2018).
  • Obtained Summary Judgment in favor of Plaintiff partnership against individual partner.  Judgment included Court Order that Defendant must sell his partnership interests to the Partnership as a remedy for his breaches of a Partnership Agreement.  440 Medical Group, et. al. v. Harvey L. Latimer, D.D.S., Chancery Court for Davidson County, Tennessee (2017).
  • Obtained Summary Judgment in favor of Defendant law firm in legal malpractice case arising out of immigration representation.  Beyond Tomorrow Energy Consultants et. al. v. Bellamy et. al., Circuit Court for Davidson County, Tennessee (2017).
  • Representing International Business Machines (IBM) in breach of contract case brought by Bridgestone Americas related to construction of tire maker’s nationwide order to cash process program and alleging more than $100 million in damages.
  • ​Defending major hotel developer against breach of fiduciary duty claims brought by partner in hotel development project alleging $30,000,000.
  • Represented former principal of a large Tennessee architectural firm in lawsuit against former partners and firm for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Represented international payment card brand in federal court case brought by retail merchant that experienced a major data breach of its card payment processing system.
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Papers, Presentations, & Publications