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
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Corporate Counsel CLE Forum Set for March 2

A CLE on corporate counsel will be held at the Tennessee Bar Center on March 2. Topics will include updates in employment law, the latest in mergers and acquisitions, career options for in-house counsel and privilege considerations when working with corporate subsidiaries. Professor Joan MacLeod Heminway of The University of Tennessee will also present on data security, and this year’s roundtable discussion will offer various perspectives on contract management and procurements. 
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CCPBI Gala to Honor Eastman and Bass, Berry & Sims

The TBA Access to Justice Committee, in partnership with the TBA Corporate Counsel Section and the Association of Corporate Counsel, is hosting the 12th annual Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative Gala on March 3 in Nashville. The gala, which will be held at the Pinnacle at Symphony Place, will feature remarks from Eve Runyon, president and CEO of the Pro Bono Institute, and the CCPBI awards presentation. Attorneys from Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport will be honored as outstanding legal department for their work with Legal Aid of East Tennessee and Bass, Berry & Sims will receive the law firm award for its ongoing work supporting the Tennessee Justice Center. The deadline to become an event sponsor or purchase tickets is Friday. Contact Liz Todaro, TBA Access to Justice Director, for more information.

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