Husch Blackwell Hires Stephanie Hall And Jake Brown In Chattanooga Office

Monday, February 6, 2017

Husch Blackwell announces two attorneys, Stephanie Hall and Jake Brown have joined its Chattanooga office.
 
Ms. Hall joined the firm's Chattanooga office in January as senior counsel in the firm’s Real Estate, Development & Construction group and Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Securities and Corporate Governance practice groups.
 
Ms. Hall’s practice is concentrated in the areas of general corporate, finance and lending, real estate and transactional representation. She has more than 14 years of experience in legal services for facility management, and returns to Husch Blackwell after serving as assistant general counsel and then vice president of the legal department of a national facility management and services company.

 
Ms. Hall is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and was selected for Leadership Chattanooga’s Class of 2012. She serves on the Financial Review Committee of Erlanger Hospital. Ms. Hall earned her L.L.M. from the University of Denver (2002), her J.D. from University of Cincinnati College of Law (2001), and her B.S. from the University of Tennessee (1998).
 
Mr. Brown joined the Chattanooga office in December as an associate in the firm’s Corporate practice group. Mr. Brown served as a judicial intern for the Court of Appeal in Uganda in 2014. He earned his J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law cum laude (2016) and his B.B.A magna cum laude from Harding University (2012).


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