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J. Ross Pepper

J. Ross Pepper

Pepper Law, PLC
  • Probate, Business Law, Insurance Claims...
  • Tennessee
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Summary

J. Ross Pepper is an AV rated trial attorney with over 27 years of experience with litigation, arbitration and mediation. Mr. Pepper's trial, courtroom and deposition experience is extensive and benefits his clients incalculably. Mr. Pepper is the founding member of Pepper Law, PLC, a boutique litigation law firm which handles litigation matters in Nashville and throughout Tennessee.

Mr. Pepper has acted as lead counsel in a wide range of commercial, employment, probate, insurance, and real estate cases. Notably, Mr. Pepper acted as lead counsel in a nationwide class action involving the sale and marketing of universal life insurance policies in which the class members recovered over 20 million dollars.

Mr. Pepper has successfully tried dozens of cases to verdict in federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings. Mr. Pepper's business litigation blog is relied on extensively by Tennessee lawyers who handle commercial litigation and business cases. As well, because of his extensive experience with commercial litigation, Mr. Pepper has been sought after to speak to lawyers and other business groups on topics related to business litigation.

Mr. Pepper is a native of Nashville, Tennessee who remains active in legal and community organizations both at the state and local level.

Practice Areas
  • Probate
  • Business Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Personal Injury
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Tennessee
6th Circuit
United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Education
University of Tennessee College of Law
J.D. (1990)
Honors: with high honors
Activities: Member, Tennessee Law Review, Craven Constitutional Law Moot Court Team
University of Mississippi
B.B.A.
Awards
Justice Joseph Henry Award for Outstanding Legal Writing
Tennessee Bar Association
AV Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar
Member
Current
Nashville Bar Association
Member
Current
Tennessee Bar Association
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Patterson v. McClean Credit Union, The Exclusion of Post-Formation Conduct from the Protection of the Right to Make and Enforce Contracts Clause
Tennessee Law Review
Recovering Lost Profits
Tennessee Bar Journal
Recovering Lost Profits
Tennessee Bar Journal
Websites & Blogs
Website
J. Ross Pepper's Website Profile
Website
Pepper Law, PLC Website
Blog
Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog
Blog
Tennessee Disability and Life Insurance Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Pepper Law, PLC
201 4th Ave N
#1550
Nashville, TN 37219
USA
Telephone: (615) 256-4838
Fax: (615) 292-9613