As a member of the finance and real estate group, Jason’s practice is focused on finance, real estate and economic development.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1996

Distinctions

  • The Best Lawyers in America®,
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2013-2020
    • Real Estate Law, 2013-2020
    • Commercial Finance Law, 2015-2020
    • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law, 2015-2020
    • Lawyer of the Year, Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Memphis), 2018
  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    • Real Estate, 2014-2016
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Super Lawyer, Real Estate, 2012-2013
    • Mid-South Rising Star, Real Estate, 2009-2010
  • Fellow, The Memphis Bar Foundation

Education & Honors

  • University of Memphis, J.D., 1996
  • University of Tennessee, B.A., Political Science, 1993

Experience

  • Representation of forest products company in the acquisition of 13 lumber mills in seven states for consideration of approximately $325 million.
  • Representation of brewing company in the sale of $30 million brewery.  
  • Representation of healthcare company in $130 million senior credit facility.
  • Representation of lender in $85 million senior credit facility to agribusiness company.
  • Representation of beverage distribution company in sale of wine and spirits division.
  • Representation of company in $700 million senior credit facility secured by equity interests and intellectual property.
  • Representation of media company in acquisitions of broadcast stations and franchise rights in Chicago and Las Vegas.
  • Representation of Fortune 500 Company in the acquisition of regional headquarters.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Co-Author, “2019 Tennessee Real Estate Law and Practice Section,” Chambers Global Practice Guides – USA Regional Real Estate, May 2019.
  • ​Co-Author, “2018 Tennessee Real Estate Law and Practice Section,” Chambers Global Practice Guides – USA Regional Real Estate, August 2018