Jeffrey M. Beemer

Jeff Beemer is a business lawyer who works with clients to achieve effective resolution of a variety of business disputes. He provides proactive advice on litigation avoidance and risk management, including daily counseling for employers on all aspects of employment law. As a seasoned trial advocate, Jeff has significant experience achieving favorable results for clients in employment cases and commercial disputes, as well as in litigation involving significant personal injury claims, product liability, and insurance coverage disputes. Jeff’s experience covers a broad range of industries, with particular emphasis on manufacturing, social services, electric utilities, transportation, and governmental entities.

From 1995 to 1996, Jeff served as a law clerk to the Honorable Hewitt P. Tomlin, Jr., presiding judge for the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Western Section.  

Education & Credentials


Indiana University

B.A., 1991

University of Tennessee College of Law

J.D., 1995
  • Managing Editor, Tennessee Law Review, 1994-95

Bar Admission

  • Tennessee1995


  • The Legal 500 United States
    • Labor and Employment, 2022
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers®
    • Employment Litigation: Defense, 2019-2021, 2023
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2016-2024

Representative Clients

  • Alsco Inc.
  • Estes Express Lines
  • Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange
  • Omni Visions, Inc.
  • Sekisui Plastics Co.

Prominent Assignments

  • Represented a medical manufacturer in a reverse triangular merger in the medical device space.
  • Representing a family owned business that provides pharmaceutical development and manufacturing services and sells several brands of nutritional and pain relief products.
  • Represented a major full truckload carrier in a substantial employment discrimination case.
  • Represented a home services repairs company in an equity sale transaction that was preceded by a complex reorganization and conversion of the primary, operating entity.
  • Advised a computer systems training company on securities purchase transaction, representing the member-owners of in the sale of the company to a private equity-backed competitor.
  • Represented a private sponsor buyer in its acquisition of two white-glove transportation/shipping companies.
  • Represents a captive insurance company in a breach of insurance contract action.
  • Represented a sign extrusion designer in an asset sale to a portfolio company.
  • Represent a multi-state placement agency in connection with its participation in an alleged multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) covering 2,600 ERISA health plans with 35,000 employees.

Professional Involvement

  • Member, International Association of Defense Counsel
    • Chair, Employment Law Committee, 2016-2018
  • Member, Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management

Community Involvement

  • Past Vestry Member, St. George’s Episcopal Church
  • Past Treasurer and Member of Board of Directors, St. George's Kindergarten
  • Past Member, Steering Committee, United Way of Metropolitan Nashville Sennet Society
  • Volunteer Attorney, Nashville Pro Bono Program


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