Husch Blackwell’s Chattanooga Office Elects Lunn To Partner, Adds Associates Burgett And Buddenbohn

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Husch Blackwell’s Chattanooga office announces that Samantha Lunn has been elected to partner effective Jan. 1, 2018, and associates Ryan Burgett and Adam Buddenbohn have joined the firm.
 
Ms. Lunn, a commercial litigator in the firm’s Financial Services & Capital Markets group, counsels national and international clients on complex financial matters, including securities litigation, corporate and fiduciary governance, insurance litigation and white collar investigations and litigation.
She also has extensive expertise in the areas of e-discovery and data retention. Ms. Lunn earned her J.D. cum laude from Duke University (2005) and her B.S. in accounting from Pepperdine University (2002).
 
Mr. Burgett is an associate with the firm’s Insolvency & Commercial Bankruptcy team, assisting clients in commercial bankruptcy and corporate reorganization. His practice also includes commercial litigation and the representation of asset-based secured lenders in loan workouts, asset recovery, asset disposition and general rights protection. He earned his J.D. from the University of Memphis-Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (2014) and his B.S.B.A. in finance from the University of Tennessee (2011).
 
Mr. Buddenbohn joins the firm’s Business Litigation practice as an associate after serving as a summer associate in 2016. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation matters. He earned his J.D. from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law (2017) and his B.A. in criminal justice from the University of Delaware (2009).


Rep. Graves Co-Sponsors Bill To Fully Fund President Trump’s Border Wall

Rep. Tom Graves issued the following statement after co-sponsoring the Build the Wall, Enforce the Law Act (H.R. 7059), which provides $23.4 billion to fully fund President Trump’s border wall.   He said, “The wall is a key part of President Trump’s plan to secure the border. After making a $1.6 billion down payment in last year’s government funding bill, this legislation ... (click for more)

ALDI Opens First Signal Mountain Store

ALDI will open its first grocery store in Signal Mountain as part of a $3.4 billion investment to expand to 2,500 stores nationwide by the end of 2022. To celebrate the store opening, ALDI will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday at 8:45 a.m., followed by a Golden Ticket giveaway offering gift cards to the first 100 customers. Shoppers can also sample ALDI-exclusive brand ... (click for more)

Soddy Daisy High ROTC Instructor Denies He Had Gun In Road Rage Incident, But Judge Sends Case To Grand Jury

A Soddy Daisy ROTC instructor has denied having a gun in a road rage incident with a 17-year-old girl at Northgate Mall, but General Sessions Court Judge Gary Starnes bound the case to the Grand Jury. The judge said,"It's a very close issue. It's he said, she said. I don't think it's going to get out of the Grand Jury, but I am going to find there is probable cause." The girl ... (click for more)

Federal Judge In Nashville Tells State To Halt Suspension Of Drivers Licenses Of Those Who Cannot Pay

 A Nashville federal judge has directed that the state halt suspension of the drivers licenses of people who cannot afford to pay fines and court costs. The ruling was from District Judge Aleta Trauger. Officials of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security said, "The department has received the order.  It will stop suspensions of licenses, as the Court requires, ... (click for more)

Drink Up, Chattanooga

I attended the meeting to discuss the placement of the sewage treatment plant at the Cambridge Center in Ooltewah today. My problem with the meeting (aka) dog and pony show, is that the meeting started out with the agenda of the Ooltewah Community Council.  After living in this area for 45+ years I have never heard of this group.  I would like for someone to answer ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vols: ‘Don’t Let Up’

The idea was hatched a couple of years ago. Some Tennessee football fanatic had gotten wind that an Oklahoma player had documented his baptism to havoc inside Neyland Stadium. Offensive lineman Ty Darlington was part of that 2015 double-overtime slugfest against the Vols and, afterwards, remembered OU’s 34-27 win – after being down by 17 points earlier – was an absolute “dissertation” ... (click for more)