Marlee Mitchell

A trusted partner in financial services

Financial service providers and institutional investors value Marlee Mitchell's counsel in critical matters involving capital markets and regulatory compliance. Since the early days of her legal career at the Securities Division of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, Marlee has focused on the financial services sector. Today, financial institutions rely on her insight into the ever-changing regulatory framework within which they operate.


Marlee's Related Experience

BancorpSouth closes public offerings of subordinated notes and Series A preferred stock

Represented BancorpSouth Bank in its public offerings of $300 million of Subordinated Notes and $150 million of Series A Preferred Stock.

Waller assists FB Financial in connection with secondary offering by controlling shareholder

Represented FB Financial in connection with secondary offering by Mr. James W. Ayers, the controlling shareholder of FB Financial, of $152 million of common stock.

First Farmers and Merchants Bank goes private

Represented First Farmers and Merchants Bank in the $1.3 billion community bank's "going private" transaction.

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  • J.D., cum laude, University of Tennessee College of Law, 1983
  • B.A., Rhodes College, 1980

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court,Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee
  • Supreme Court Tennessee

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee


E. Marlee Mitchell
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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Committees on Federal Regulation of Securities and State Regulation of Securities, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Former American Bar Association Liaison to the North American Securities Administrators Association Corporate Finance Section; Tennessee liaison to the State Regulation of Securities Committee
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association's Corporation and Business Law Section

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Community Involvement

  • Chair, Board of Directors, Tennessee State Parks Conservancy
  • Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Pet Community Center
  • Former Board Chair, Executive Committee Member, Historic Rugby, Inc.

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