Having an attorney who apprehends subtle but pivotal details can transform a case in your favor. Such advantages become crucial when your business is at risk.

Complex litigation requires comprehensive strategic insight, robust diligence to technical details and incisive understanding of the business stakes. Your attorney must be able to balance these factors while advancing your case proactively.

Lawson Law Office

Complex litigation

Ms. Lawson handles a broad range of complex civil litigation including contract disputes, trade secrets litigation, officers’ and directors’ liability issues, trademark and copyright infringement, entertainment law matters, and business bankruptcy representation. She has extensive experience in litigation in federal and state courts and in alternative dispute resolution and provides advice regarding corporate governance issues to for-profit and nonprofit boards of directors.

Litigation strategy and complex research

Ms. Lawson spearheads litigation strategy and complex research and writing projects for leading law firms.

Outside general counsel

Lawson Law Office serves as outside general counsel for small businesses.

Practice areas

Ms. Lawson handles a variety of civil matters for privately held and public corporations, entrepreneurs, healthcare organizations and individuals:

  • Shareholder derivative actions
  • Director and officer liability
  • Vendor disputes
  • Medicare and Medicaid appeals for healthcare facilities
  • Non-compete litigation
  • Adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court
  • Creditor representation
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Trade secrets litigation
  • Compliance work for clients in highly regulated industries

Jennifer Lawson's Background

Ms. Lawson is a former member of Lassiter, Tidwell, Davis, Keller & Hogan, PLLC, where she represented clients as diverse as entrepreneurs, music publishers, internationally renowned entertainers, alcohol beverage distributors, hospitality firms, and non-profit corporations in complex litigation and bankruptcy matters and landowners in condemnation and eminent domain proceedings.

As counsel to a Chapter 11 Trustee, Ms. Lawson represented the interests of a bankruptcy estate and its creditors in the U.S Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. She has been involved in numerous reorganizations of businesses in real estate investment, construction, private residential services, retail and entertainment. She has represented the interests of creditors and debtors in matters such as preference actions, discharge and dischargeability actions and claims litigation.

Ms. Lawson has numbered among her clients the State of Tennessee, individuals, and multinational corporations in healthcare, entertainment, general commercial litigation and bankruptcy matters. She was a member of a team of attorneys that defended allegations of healthcare fraud and abuse for a major healthcare company and was involved in the defense of shareholder derivative claims brought against the officers and directors of publicly traded companies in the healthcare and retail industries.

As an attorney for the Tennessee Department of Revenue, Ms. Lawson was lead counsel in bankruptcy matters in 26 states and Canada.


Ms. Lawson received a B.A. degree in 1988 from Carson-Newman College, where she was an Honors and Dean’s List graduate. She earned a J.D. degree in 1991 from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where she was on the Dean’s List and active in the Student Bar Association and Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity.

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Phone us at 615.800.8927.


P.O. Box 549
Old Hickory, TN 37138

Phone/fax: 615.800.8927