Business Law Section

The Business Law Section furthers the knowledge of its members in the law of the Uniform Commercial Code, banking law, corporate law, partnership law, matters of debtor and creditor relations, and litigation practice related to such law.

Chair
Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert &...
333 Commerce Street, Suite 1500
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)256-0500
Immediate Past Chair
Frost Brown Todd LLC
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)251-5571

Tennessee Court to Serve Litigation Needs of Business Community

When business disputes cannot be resolved by negotiation or arbitration, the parties involved often turn to litigation. To better serve the litigation needs of Tennessee businesses, the Tennessee Supreme Court recently joined 26 other states in creating Tennessee’s first Business Court to focus exclusively on such difficult and complex business litigation. Attorney Matthew M. Lubozynski of Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs talks about further benefits of the court in the Memphis Daily News.

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Appeals Court Revives Walmart Class Action Suit

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has revived a gender discrimination lawsuit filed in Nashville by female employees of Walmart. Barring an appeal, the ruling allows the case to continue as a class-action lawsuit, the Tennessean reports. The women had been part of a national suit against the company but the U.S. Supreme Court found that the group did not qualify for class-action status. The appeals court said they allowed the suit to continue because the women narrowed their case.

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