Thompson Burton PLLC Welcomes Corporate Lawyer


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Thompson Burton PLLC announces that corporate attorney Allison Finkelmeyer has joined the firm. Mrs Finkelmeyer will handle business entity formations, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities, SEC reporting, corporate governance and compliance matters. She completed her undergraduate degree in Finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and received a law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law, graduating Summa Cum Laude Order of the Coif. Before joining Thompson Burton, Finkelmeyer served as a in-house legal counsel for Nissan North America, Inc. in Franklin, TN. Previously she practiced corporate and securities law for five years with Atlanta based international law firm Troutman Sanders LLP. “I’m thrilled to have Allison on our team. We’ve been long overdue for an attorney of Allison’s caliber in corporate law. She adds a whole new dimension to my practice with early stage companies,” said Kevin Thompson. About Thompson Burton: Thompson Burton redefines the art of […]

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Thompson Burton’s New Office Space In Cool Springs Building Accommodates Law Firm Growth


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We’re very pleased to announce Thompson Burton’s move into new office space, consisting of approximately 4,200 square-feet at Seven Corporate Centre in Cool Springs.  Thompson Burton, which opened its doors in April 2012, is more than doubling its current space in the same building.  “We are adding lawyers and need more square footage to accommodate the growth,” noted Walt Burton.  Kevin Thompson added, “we’ve built our practice around utilizing technology to minimize the need for excessive office space, and we continue to encourage our attorneys to work wherever they are most productive. This space continues to foster that mindset.” The firm’s new space can accommodate 10-12 lawyers.  With verbal commitments from 2 additional lawyers who are expected to start in January, 2014, the firm expects to start filling the new space very  quickly.  “We’re growing at a quick pace, but we’re continuing to be very selective regarding attorneys that we ask […]

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Mid-South Super Lawyers Lists Walt Burton and Kevin Thompson as 2013 Rising Stars


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Thompson Burton PLLC is pleased to announce that both Kevin Thompson and Walt Burton were named to Mid-South Super Lawyers 2013 Rising Stars list in two different practice areas.  This is a very exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state of Tennessee.  Kevin Thompson was recognized for his consumer law practice, and Walt Burton was recognized for his commercial real estate practice. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process, which results in a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles […]

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Ragnar Relay: 198 Miles, 12 Runners, 2 Vans, and $1,400 Raised for Melanoma Research


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Alex Scarbrough, Thompson Burton’s newest associate, recently competed in the Tennessee Ragnar Relay.  The race began on a crisp, cool morning, Friday, October 25th in downtown Chattanooga. The temperature dipped into the high 20s as night fell, but high spirits and caffeine powered the team, “Anne’s Allstars,” through the night. Dawn broke as the team raced through Franklin, Tennessee, and the runners finished around 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26th in downtown Nashville. Two of the twelve runners became injured throughout the course of the race, requiring their teammates to run extra miles in their place. Despite injuries, chilly weather, and fatigue, Anne’s Allstars finished in 29 hours, 12 minutes, and 35 seconds, coming in 34 out of 133 teams in their division. More importantly, Anne’s Allstars raised over $1,400 in honor of Alex’s late mother on behalf of the Melanoma Research Foundation. “I can’t believe I have eleven friends […]

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Thompson Burton Associate Competes in 200 Mile Relay Race to Raise Money for Cancer Research, Honor Mom


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Thompson Burton’s newest associate, Alex Scarbrough, will be competing in the Tennessee Ragnar Relay this October 25-26, 2013. She, along with eleven teammates, will run 198.6 miles, beginning in downtown Chattanooga on the Tennessee River, and finishing in downtown Nashville near the Cumberland River in the Country Music Walk of Fame park. Each teammate completes a total of three runs, cycling all twelve runners in order three times over a non-stop, twenty-four hour period. A special Ragnar inscribed slap bracelet takes the place of the traditional baton, and teammates stop at various points along the course to cheer their runners along, particularly along the difficult ascents of Signal Mountain and Monteagle Mountain. Alex’s team, named “Anne’s Allstars,” after Alex’s late mother, Anne Scarbrough, who passed away in 2010 after being diagnosed with melanoma, is in its third year of participating in the event. The team runs to raise money for […]

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