James Weaver

Deep relationships, passion for politics fuel practice

James Weaver has been assisting clients with government relations, including incentives and relocation packages for nearly 30 years. An attorney with a passion for policy and politics, James delivers strategic advice and counsel to clients seeking assistance understanding, interacting, or doing business with the government. From traditional lobbying to providing regulatory counsel, to leading complex public affairs efforts, to dealing with a crisis, James provides insightful guidance to his clients using his extensive experience and knowledge of how government works.


James' Related Experience

Electrical power, advanced materials company rezones industrial site in relocation effort

Assisted a global expert in electrical power and advanced materials with the rezoning of an industrial site to facilitate the relocation of its operations from France to the United States.

AllianceBernstein relocates headquarters to Nashville

Assisted AllianceBernstein with securing state and local incentives in order to relocate its new headquarters to Nashville, Tennessee.

Kinder Morgan deals with issues related to compressor station

Assisted Kinder Morgan with government relations matters related to a compressor station.

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James M. Weaver
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Professional Involvement

  • Chairman, Government Affairs Committee and General Counsel for the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
  • General Counsel, Tennessee Road Builders Association
  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation

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Community Involvement

  • Member, Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
  • Former Board Chair and Member, Board of Commissioners of the Tennessee State Fair
  • Former Board Member, General Counsel and Founding Board Chair, Forum for Youth Investment, Washington, D.C.

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