Hunter Thornton

Assists clients in corporate restructuring matters and commercial finance transactions

Hunter Thornton provides counsel to clients in corporate restructuring and insolvency matters and transactions involving distressed assets. He also assists lenders and borrowers in arranging senior and subordinated commercial credit facilities. Prior to attending law school, Hunter gained valuable financial services industry experience as a Fixed Income Trader with proprietary trading firms in Chicago.

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Get To Know Hunter

Hunter tries to stay active or get outside when he's not working - either at the gym or on the golf course, hiking, trap shooting, on a patio watching football, or generally trying to keep up with his two young nephews.

Hunter's Related Experience

Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief

Serve as primary debtor’s counsel to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding pending in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Promise Healthcare confirms plan of liquidation after successful closing of multiple sales

Negotiated the sale of a number of hospitals for Promise Healthcare and confirmed a plan of liquidation with significant recoveries for unsecured creditors.


  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2019
    • Law and Business Certificate
    • Scholastic Excellence Award in Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Dean's Scholarship
  • M.S., Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Business, Finance, 2019
    • Regional Champion and Global Finalist, Venture Capital Investment Competition
  • B.A., Harvard University, Neurobiology, 2012
    • Varsity Football, Ivy League Champion (2008, 2011)

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Nashville Rescue Mission
  • Volunteer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee
  • Volunteer, KIPP Kirkpatrick Elementary and Cameron LEAD Academy Middle School

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