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Savannah Dabney McCabe


As a member of the Advocacy Group, Savannah Dabney McCabe concentrates her practice in a variety of commercial and business litigation matters.

Professional Biography

Ms. McCabe assists clients with general business-related litigation matters. She advises and represents companies before state and federal courts on complex issues related to construction, contracts, fraud, torts, and compliance with state and federal law. Ms. McCabe also represents clients on employment issues before the EEOC and judicial tribunals, defending them against allegations of discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, and other charges, and advises them on employment matters such as discipline, leave issues, and compliance with state and federal law.

  • Negotiated favorable settlement on behalf of residential and commercial contractor facing breach of contract and fraud claims.

  • Assisted in successfully moving to compel arbitration for employer defending discrimination against Title VII claims where motion was opposed.

  • Assisted in advising several large employers in responding to EEOC charges of discrimination, securing no-cause determinations.

  • Assisted in crafting argument of first impression in Tennessee, and argued issue on behalf of large national client.

  • Drafted Employee Handbook for mid-size company and advised company as to compliance with federal employment laws such as Title VII, FLSA, and the ADA.

  • Successfully argued for six-figure default judgment against large regional hospital.

  • Member – Knoxville Bar Association
  • Member – Tennessee Bar Association
  • Recipient – Baker Donelson Knoxville Pro Bono Attorney of the Year (2020)
  • Volunteer – University of Tennessee College of Law Homeless Pro Bono Project


  • The University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 2018, magna cum laude
    • Executive Editor, Tennessee Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Advanced Business Associations, Evidence, Advanced Constitutional Law
  • The University of Tennessee, B.A., 2015, magna cum laude
    • Chancellor's Honors Program


  • Tennessee, 2018
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 2019

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