Nicholas J. Chase

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Nicholas J. Chase

Of Counsel

(865) 525-5293


Prior to attending law school, Nick worked for ten years in the private sector. He represents a diverse range of regulated and unregulated businesses in the machining, manufacturing, distribution, hospitality, wholesale, retail, and real estate development sectors. Clients rely on Nick to advise them concerning opportunities and challenges facing their businesses, including navigating short-term headwinds while pursuing long-term growth opportunities.

Nick regularly teaches Mergers & Acquisitions as an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law and has been recognized by Best Lawyers® in the fields of Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate. He is a member of the American, Tennessee, and Knoxville Bar Associations.


Areas of Practice

Business Services, Corporate & Finance, Hospitality, Franchises & Liquor Law/Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate


J.D., cum laude, University of Tennessee

B.A., summa cum laude, University of Tennessee



U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee


Robert M. Lloyd and Nicholas J. Chase, Recovery of Damages for Lost Profits: The Historical Development, 18 J. BUS. L. 315 (2016)

Senior team member on a transaction selected as winner of the 2011 M&A Advisor Award for Transaction of the Year in the Information Technology Sector (mid-market) as well as Transaction of the Year in the Professional Services (B to B) Sector.

Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star

“AV” Rating – Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory