Chris Dunn

Wealth of experience in construction – from start to finish

Owners and developers with sophisticated construction projects can appreciate that Chris Dunn has the transactional and litigation experience to handle all aspects of the project, from the creation of custom design and construction agreements to creative and efficient dispute resolution.

Construction projects work on strict timelines with high stakes, and clients depend on Chris's robust knowledge of the industry to guide them through the nuanced planning stage and advocate on their behalf if problems arise during or after the build phase.


Chris' Related Experience

Subcontractor pursues payment dispute

Served as lead counsel to the subcontractor and worked to win a favorable settlement.

National restaurant chain involved in payment and lien claims

Defended payment and lien claims brought by general contractors for several Southeastern locations of a national restaurant chain.

Contractor/developer prevails in arbitration following dispute with electrical subcontractor

Represented a high-profile real estate developer in a costly dispute against an electrical subcontractor. The matter was settled following arbitration.

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  • J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 1994
  • B.A., cum laude, Villanova University, 1991

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Supreme Court, State of Tennessee
  • Supreme Court, State of Texas

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Texas


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Professional Involvement

  • Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers
  • Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation

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Community Involvement

  • Executive Committee Member, Goodwill of Middle Tennessee, Inc.
  • Pro Bono Counsel, Tennessee Justice Center
  • Lector and Eucharistic Minister, Christ the King Catholic Church

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