Corporate Counsel Section

The Corporate Counsel Section is a resource for Tennessee lawyers practicing as in-house counsel. This section was formed by the TBA in recognition of the need for a venue for corporate counsel to share views and develop relationships with colleagues.

Chair
CBL & Associates Properties,...
2030 Hamilton Place Blvd., Suite 500
Chattanooga, TN 37421-6000
(423)553-8748
Immediate Past Chair
SouthEast Bank/EdSouth Services
12700 Kingston Pike
Farragut, TN 37934
(865)824-3053

Item of Interest

Below is an article that was published in the the Disability Section Connect. We thought it had information that would be of interest to those of you in this section as well.  

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First Tennessee v. Pinnacle Financial to Head to Trial

A legal battle between First Tennessee Bank and Pinnacle Financial Partners over the latter’s entry into the Memphis market is set for a jury trial, the Memphis Daily News reports. Shelby County Chancellor Jim Kyle yesterday denied a motion for partial summary judgment made by First Tennessee. The action was first brought in 2015 originally only against Damon Bell, the First Tennessee executive vice president recruited by Pinnacle to serve as its Memphis president. The recruitment was a culmination of secret efforts to recruit Bell and others while they were still employed by First Tennessee, the 2016 amended complaint alleges.
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