Tanner Hamilton is a commercial real estate and economic development attorney practicing out of the firm’s Nashville office. Tanner regularly assists clients with real estate acquisitions and dispositions, leasing and lending, with a special emphasis on project development. Tanner frequently assists clients with due diligence, including title, survey, and zoning matters, and has experience preparing tax incentive packages for various state and local municipalities. He regularly works with clients in the solar development industry and enjoys working in the renewable energy sector.
Tanner graduated second in his class and received his J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law and competed in the Bryant National Health Law Transactional Moot Court Competition. At the end of his first year, Tanner received the Knoxville Auxiliary to the Tennessee Bar Association Award, which is awarded to the first-year student with the highest scholastic average. He also earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in 12 different courses, including Property, Contract Drafting, Health Law Finance & Organization, Transactional Tax Planning, and Title Law.
Prior to law school, Tanner worked in the residential sector of the Nashville real estate market as a licensed real estate agent and property manager. Through his work, he negotiated purchase agreements, performed due diligence, and managed renovations.
Tanner has been published for writings regarding real estate and other matters. His article, Unauthorized Practice of Law in Residential Real Estate Transactions: The Use of Unlicensed Professionals and Standard Purchase Agreements, was published in the ABA’s Probate & Property Magazine. Tanner also authored a case commentary involving Kentucky real estate law that was published in Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law.
- Tennessee, 2020
- University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 2020, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Business Transactions Concentration
- Clemson University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2015, cum laude; Calhoun Honors College; Orientation Ambassador