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Jake is a member of the firm’s Corporate team. His practice focuses on commercial contracting as well as the establishment and maintenance of companies’ legal and organizational structures.

Jake also focuses on business innovation, including providing experience and guidance to startups, entrepreneurs, and established companies who are agents of innovation in their respective fields.

Before beginning his legal practice, Jake started his career at day one of a disruptive technology startup. He gained experience in balancing the often-competing interests of business development and legal protection that owners and managers deal with every day.



  • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law
    • cum laude
    • 2014 Moriarty Moot Court Competition Champion 
    • CALI Award, Advanced Legal Research 
    • Moot Court 
    • Dispute Resolution Law Journal, Lead Articles Editor
  • B.B.A., Harding University
    • Finance
    • magna cum laude


  • Tennessee

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga