Thomas Shumate
Kay, Griffin, Enkema & Colbert, PLLC
222 Second Avenue North Suite 340-M
Nashville, TN 37201
Work Phone: (615)690-2466
Fax Phone: (615)742-4801
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Tom Shumate is a native Nashvillian and has practiced there since graduating from Notre Dame Law School in 1998. Before that, he graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University in 1995 and Father Ryan High School in 1991. Mr. Shumate represents individuals and businesses in a variety of civil matters including business and employment litigation and disputes involving non-compete agreements and theft of trade secrets. In 2011, Mr. Shumate was selected as a “Rising Star” by the Mid-South edition of Super Lawyers Magazine. He is admitted to practice before all Tennessee state and federal courts, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Shumate is actively involved in the Nashville community and various Bar organizations. He recently served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee, is Chairman of the Father Ryan Alumni Board, is a Member of the Executive Committee of the School Board of Christ the King School, and is Cubmaster of Christ the King Pack 45. He also serves on the Tennessee Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Committee. In order to better and more efficiently serve his clients needs, he formerly served on the Editorial Boards of Law Practice Today webzine and Law Practice magazine, monthly publications of the Law Practice Section of the American Bar Association. He is also a past Chair of the Law Office Technology and Management Section of the Tennessee Bar Association. Mr. Shumate has lectured to attorneys across the state and written on issues related to covenants not to compete, legal ethics, and technology. When not resolving his clients' problems as efficiently as possible, Mr. Shumate enjoys spending time with his wife and children, reading, running, and supporting Vanderbilt and Notre Dame athletics.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2013 - 2014
Legal Education: NOTRE DAME
Year Licensed: 1998
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1998
Section Membership(s): Law Office Technology/Management Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Appellate Practice, General Practice, Insurance Law, Labor & Employment Law, Litigation - General Civil Practice, Litigation - Commercial, Probate & Trust Law, Tort & Personal Injury, Trust, Estate Planning & Probate