Jason's practice is focused on commercial litigation, internal investigations and appellate law, and he has been selected to the Super Lawyers® Mid-South Rising Stars list.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2007
  • Illinois, 2003
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Tennessee: Eastern, Middle, Western
    • Illinois: Northern
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 6th Circuit
    • 7th Circuit

Civic Involvement

  • Economic Club of Nashville
  • St. George's Episcopal Church
    • Senior Warden
    • Chairman of the Board, 2013-2015

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®-Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, 2012-2017
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Rising Stars 2010, 2013-2017
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Commercial Litigation, 2015-2018
  • Adjunct Professor, Belmont University

Education & Honors

  • University of Chicago, J.D., with honors, 2003
    • Editor, University of Chicago Law Review
  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., History, cum laude, 1998
    • Four Year Letterman in Cross Country and Track & Field and captain for both teams, 1996-1998
    • President, Omicron Delta Kappa, 1997-98
    • President, Intra-Fraternity Council, 1997-98
  • Clerkship, The Honorable Frank H. Easterbrook, United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 2003-2004

Experience

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Represented developer in a partnership break-up dispute that culminated in a successful jury trial.
  • Represented nationwide retailer in a trial over a failed merger.
  • Represented a nationwide dental practice management provider in a multi-million dollar insurance coverage dispute.
  • Represented a global technology company in a multi-million dollar dispute with a customer.
  • Represented service provider in successful arbitration involving allegations of fraud and wrongdoing.
  • Represented global chemical company in a successful adversarial proceeding against bondholders in bankruptcy court.
  • Represented a doctor in a partnership break-up that resulted in a favorable settlement.
  • Internal Investigations
  • More...

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Presenter, “Filing and Answering the Commercial Law Complaint, Selecting the Court, and Other Trial Issues,” Nashville Bar Association, September 19, 2013.
  • Author, “Unlawful Combatants and the Geneva Conventions,” 44 Va. J. Int'l L. 1025, 2004.
  • Comment, "Asserting In Personam Jurisdiction over Foreign Cybersquatters," 69 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1837, Fall 2002.