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Charles C. McLaurin


Charles McLaurin focuses his practice on fiduciary and commercial litigation.

Professional Biography

Mr. McLaurin represents individual and corporate trustees, personal representatives, individual beneficiaries, and families in resolving disputes concerning the administration of trusts, estates, guardianships, and conservatorships. Mr. McLaurin also represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters, including a wide range of contractual disputes and business torts, both in state and federal courts, in addition to arbitrations and mediations.

  • Successfully represented a trust beneficiary in a lawsuit asserting undue influence, constructive fraud, conversion, and civil conspiracy.

  • Represents two large school districts in an education funding adequacy lawsuit against the State of Tennessee.

  • Represents a national freight brokerage in a multi-party contract dispute.

  • Represents a national supply chain solutions company in a declaratory judgment action challenging the legality of a workers' compensation insurance policy.

  • Obtained injunctive relief and a favorable settlement for a health food franchisor in a breach of contract and trademark infringement dispute with a former franchisee.

  • Successfully represented a technology solutions company and individually named executives in a lawsuit alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of the duty of employment loyalty, breach of restrictive covenant agreements, civil conspiracy, and related claims.

  • Obtained directed verdict on behalf of a commercial farming operation in a jury trial in action for breach of contract.

  • Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Trusts and Estates (2022 – 2024)


  • Vanderbilt Law School, J.D., 2015
    • Development Editor – Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law
  • University of North Carolina, B.S., 2011, with distinction

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