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Meredith L. Eason

Associate

P 615-251-6747 F 615-256-1726

333 Commerce Street
Suite 1400
Nashville, TN 37201

 

Meredith Eason is a member of the Firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Service Team. She concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation and employment law. 

Meredith L. Eason

Location

333 Commerce Street
Suite 1400
Nashville, TN 37201

Representative Matters

  • Represented employers in individual, consolidated and class action litigation involving employment discrimination, wage and hour law, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements and other disputes.
  • Resolved commercial litigation matters for large corporations through summary judgment motions, jury trials, bench trials, mediations, arbitration and settlement negotiations.
  • Drafted three briefs filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and successfully argued before the Tennessee Court of Appeals in Nashville, Tennessee.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Eason practiced law with a Nashville civil litigation firm where she focused her practice in premises liability defense, insurance defense and insurance subrogation.

In law school, she interned with Select Medical Corporation, the Davidson County District Attorney General’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, Nashville Field Division.

Honors

  • Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. Rising Star Award 2018

Education

2011 - J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School; Chancellor's Law Scholar; Moot Court; Research Assistant, Professors Terry Maroney and Jeffrey Schoenblum; Completed more than 200 hours of pro bono legal service

2008 - B.A. (Philosophy, Communications), cum laude, Villanova University; Connelly-Delouvrier International Scholar; Dean's List

Presentations

  • "Recent Employment Law Developments and Tips for Effectively Managing Your Workforce"
    • 22nd Annual Corporate Counsel Seminar, Memphis, Tennessee (April 2018)
    • 20th Annual Corporate Counsel Seminar, Nashville, Tennessee (December 2017)

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Civic Involvement

  • Junior League of Nashville - Vice President Elect of Membership; Project Chair Coordinator - Literacy; Done in a Day Co-Chair; Grants Committee
  • Young Leaders Council - Board Member, Alumni Engagement Committee; JLN Spring 2014 Class
  • Oasis Center - Board Member Intern 2014-2015
  • Nashville Emerging Leaders, Spring 2018 Class

Representative Matters

  • Represented employers in individual, consolidated and class action litigation involving employment discrimination, wage and hour law, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements and other disputes.
  • Resolved commercial litigation matters for large corporations through summary judgment motions, jury trials, bench trials, mediations, arbitration and settlement negotiations.
  • Drafted three briefs filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and successfully argued before the Tennessee Court of Appeals in Nashville, Tennessee.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Eason practiced law with a Nashville civil litigation firm where she focused her practice in premises liability defense, insurance defense and insurance subrogation.

In law school, she interned with Select Medical Corporation, the Davidson County District Attorney General’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, Nashville Field Division.

Honors

  • Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. Rising Star Award 2018

Education

2011 - J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School; Chancellor's Law Scholar; Moot Court; Research Assistant, Professors Terry Maroney and Jeffrey Schoenblum; Completed more than 200 hours of pro bono legal service

2008 - B.A. (Philosophy, Communications), cum laude, Villanova University; Connelly-Delouvrier International Scholar; Dean's List

Presentations

  • "Recent Employment Law Developments and Tips for Effectively Managing Your Workforce"
    • 22nd Annual Corporate Counsel Seminar, Memphis, Tennessee (April 2018)
    • 20th Annual Corporate Counsel Seminar, Nashville, Tennessee (December 2017)

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Civic Involvement

  • Junior League of Nashville - Vice President Elect of Membership; Project Chair Coordinator - Literacy; Done in a Day Co-Chair; Grants Committee
  • Young Leaders Council - Board Member, Alumni Engagement Committee; JLN Spring 2014 Class
  • Oasis Center - Board Member Intern 2014-2015
  • Nashville Emerging Leaders, Spring 2018 Class
Meredith L. Eason