Joan Heminway
The University of Tennessee College of Law
1505 W. Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996
Work Phone: (865)974-3813
Fax Phone: (865)974-0681
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Professor Heminway brought nearly 15 years of corporate practice experience when she joined the faculty of the UT College of Law in 2000. She was an attorney in the Boston office of the firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP from 1985 through 2000 working in the areas of public offerings, private placements, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and restructurings. She teaches primarily in the areas of corporate governance, corporate finance, and securities regulation. She has served as an expert witness and consultant on corporate finance and federal and state securities law matters and is a frequent continuing legal education presenter on business law issues. She serves on the Executive Committee of the TBA Business Law Section and is a former Chair of the Corporate Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the Boston Bar Association. Professor Heminway also has represented clients pro bono on political asylum applications, landlord/tenant appeals, social security/disability cases, and not-for-profit incorporations and related corporate law issues.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2015 - 2016
Legal Education: New York University School of Law
Year Licensed: 1985
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2000
Other Licenses: Massachusetts (1985-inactive)
Section Membership(s): Business Law Section, TBA Members, Animal Law Section
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Business Law, Corporate Counsel, Immigration Law, Legal Education & Bar Admin., Litigation - Commercial, Animal Law, Professional Development, Skills