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R. Andrew Hutchinson

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Drew Hutchinson concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment law and commercial litigation.

Featured Experience

Obtained a favorable jury verdict for a Fortune 500 telecommunications company.
Obtained summary judgment and dismissal of all claims for a national retailer in age discrimination claim.
Obtained summary judgment and dismissal of all claims for a national restaurant chain in slip-and-fall personal injury case.

Professional Biography

Overview

Mr. Hutchinson concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment law and commercial litigation. He advises employers on a wide range of employment-related and general business topics and has experience in mediating, arbitrating and litigating claims based on the Civil Rights Acts, FMLA, ADA, ERISA and state-specific employment laws.

Additionally, Mr. Hutchinson has worked extensively with banks and special servicers in wide-ranging commercial mortgage-backed security matters including foreclosure, receiverships, defense of borrower litigation and guarantor recovery.

Representative Matters
  • Obtained a favorable jury verdict for a Fortune 500 telecommunications company.
  • Successfully defended a communications company in a trip and fall case, resulting in the defendant paying damages equaling only 13 percent of the plaintiff's final demand.

  • Obtained summary judgment and dismissal of all claims for a national retailer in age discrimination claim.
  • Obtained summary judgment and dismissal of all claims for a national restaurant chain in slip-and-fall personal injury case.
  • Obtained dismissal of bad faith claims against a national insurer.
Professional Honors & Activities
  • Named a Mid-South Rising Star by Mid-South Super Lawyers (2014 − 2018)
  • Named "40 Under Forty," Tri-Cities Business Journal (2014)
  • Member – American, Tennessee and Washington County Bar Associations
  • Member – Federal Practice Section Executive Council, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Adjunct Professor – "The Legal Environment of Business," East Tennessee State University
  • Adjunct Professor – "Employment Law for Managers," East Tennessee State University
  • Baker Donelson Associate of the Year (2014)
  • Recipient – Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, Legal Aid of East Tennessee (2014)
  • Recipient – Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, Legal Aid of East Tennessee (2013)
  • President Law and Technology Society, University of Memphis Chapter (2005 − 2006)
  • Intern to Chief Judge Jon P. McCalla, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 2006
Speaking Engagements

Education

  • University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphries School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Millsaps College, B.S., 2001

Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2006
  • Washington, D.C., 2007
  • North Carolina, 2013
  • West Virginia, 2014
  • Virginia, 2018
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth and Tenth Circuits

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