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Minimizing risks with the ever-changing market in mind.

There are countless issues, from politics and shortages to natural catastrophes, that affect manufacturers every day, shaping the way they do business. Many of us came to the firm with successful backgrounds in the manufacturing sector, and we thoroughly understand the ups and downs that affect manufacturers. With experience in every necessary area — banking, litigation, antitrust, intellectual property, transactions, construction, environmental, labor & employment, real estate, government relations and more — we work with manufacturing clients to develop an integrated, strategic approach to legal services. Our aim is to help clients carefully minimize risks and confidently take advantage of opportunities.

Industry Team Contact

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    Mekesha H. Montgomery

    Industry Team Leader

    Nashville, TN

Helping clients strengthen where and how they compete.


Combining first-hand industry experience with transactional and litigation savvy, our team is uniquely equipped to help manufacturers and suppliers build enduring value in changing environments. Our services for the manufacturing industry include:

  • Litigating disputes with suppliers, distributors and customers.
  • Reviewing, advising and even negotiating contracts and supply and distribution agreements with suppliers, distributors and customers.
  • Handling labor and employment negotiations, arbitrations and litigation.
  • Counseling on and litigating patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret claims.
  • Providing trademark and labeling consultation.
  • Providing health care/HIPAA consultation.
  • Consulting and litigating environmental disputes at manufacturing facilities.
  • Providing real estate consultation and litigation for manufacturing and retail locations.
  • Providing bankruptcy consultation for suppliers and customers.
  • Reviewing and negotiating executive compensation agreements.
  • Assisting in corporate compliance and acquisitions.

Quick Legal Hits

These short videos emphasize key takeaways in response to common questions our attorneys get from clients, as well as pressing legal issues that warrant immediate attention and action.

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