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  • Zack Lawson

    Attorney


    Nashville City Center
    511 Union Street - Suite 1600
    Nashville, TN 37219

    P: (615) 238-6332
    F: (615) 687-8332

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Zack concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal defense, government investigations, criminal and civil appeals, victims’ rights, and general litigation and dispute resolution. I represent clients facing charges ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies. He is also passionate about representing individuals injured by others, whether the injury is financial or the result of a violent crime.  

While in Law School at Vanderbilt Zack participated in the Criminal Practice Clinic. Through that program he was able to represent a client charged with multiple serious felonies; the case resulted in my client’s release from custody.

Experience

  • Represents non-profit organization under investigation by the Department of Justice.
  • Represents on appeal before the Tenth Circuit an individual convicted of providing false information related to the commission of a crime involving biological weapons.
  • Represents multiple individuals in Tennessee state courts facing charges ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies.
  • Represents bank in multimillion dollar civil law suit brought by healthcare company.
  • Represents on appeal before the Sixth Circuit a mortgage broker convicted of bank fraud related to origination of home loans.
  • Represents car dealer on appeal before the Tennessee Court of Appeals.
  • Represents multiple victims of sexual assault in actions against individuals and entities responsible.

Professional Recognition and Activities

Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

About Zack

Originally from Knoxville, Zack and his wife Laney and their dog Koda now call Nashville home.  When not in the office he enjoys bass and fly fishing and is a big fan of the University of Tennessee.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2017
    • Notes Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law
    • Branstetter Litigation and Dispute Resolution Program
  • Lee University, B.S., Business Administration, 2014, summa cum laude
    • Donald D. Rowe Management Award for Outstanding Business Graduate

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee