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Chase Cole

Chase Cole


Tennessee, U.S.A.

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Business and community leaders have turned to Chase Cole for advice and counsel throughout his distinguished legal career. Matching the entrepreneurial drive and commitment of clients in both the public and private sectors, Chase is known and respected for his creativity, insight, and determination to get things done.

Senior leadership and boards of directors in a wide range of industries, alternative energy, healthcare, financial services, sports and entertainment and others–seek Chase's counsel on corporate governance and compliance with the JOBS Act, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and NASDAQ and NYSE listing requirements. He also represents these companies in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, securities offerings, and SEC reporting.

Chambers USA described Chase as "a leading figure in the market…famed for his work in public offerings." He has also been recognized for his experience in Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Business Tennessee, the Nashville Post, the Nashville Business Journal and other legal and business publications.

Bar Admissions



J.D., Vanderbilt University, 1979
A.B., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1976
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Lead the issuer legal team for what was at the time the largest IPO
in Nashville history
Lead the legal team in forming the Tennessee Lottery.
Lead the legal team representing the ownership group acquiring the Nashville Predators in 2007 allowing the club to remain in the city.

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    Society of International Business Fellows

Member, American Bar Association Committees on Corporate Governance, Negotiated Acquisitions, Federal Regulation of Securities, Venture Capital and opinions
Guest lecturer on Public Offerings, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Entrepreneurship Program
Member, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations
Co-Chair, Host Committee ABA Section of Business Law 2005 Spring Meeting
Past Member, Board of Directors of the Nashville Capital Network
Member, National Association of Corporate Directors
Member, Tennessee Bar Association Corporate Law Revision Committee
Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation
Former Chairman, Community Relations and Corporate and Commercial Practice Committees of the Nashville Bar Association
Chair, 2002 Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee Annual Campaign
Member, Dean's Council of the Vanderbilt University School of Law
Past member, Vanderbilt University's Alumni Board
Member, Society of International Business Fellows

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