Lateral Lawyers

An Easy Transition

Transitioning from one firm to another isn't always easy. Chambliss knows how to help you manage the change and make it as easy as possible for your clients to feel at home here.

To meet the diverse needs of our clients and provide the highest level of service, Chambliss makes it a priority to attract and retain top-notch lawyers, including those already practicing. We are watchful for laterals to join our team, especially those who can enhance or grow our practice areas and industries served. Many of our lawyers have joined us from other firms. We understand laterals and know how to successfully integrate them into Chambliss.

If you are thinking about moving your practice, please send us your resume and a cover letter in confidence. We have the following position open:

Associate Attorney – Business

We are seeking a business transactions attorney to join our Business Section. Experience level can range from 3-5 years of experience in business transactional law, asset based lending, and construction financing and general real estate. Excellent academic and professional credentials are required. Candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and analytical skills.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3-5 years of general experience with a strong interest in real estate work specifically; drafting and negotiating loan documents
  • Excellent academic and professional credentials
  • Ability to concisely and effectively communicate complex matters in oral and written form
  • Strong work ethic, excellent leadership skills, and action-oriented interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility for transactions
  • Commercially minded, able to examine and analyze agreements, and other documents and data for inherent legal risks and their financial and operational consequences
  • Effective analytical skills, keen attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to interact with senior members of business and legal teams and clients.


Our Firm offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits including 401(k) with firm match, and the opportunity for professional development.


Send resume to:
Human Resources Director
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.
Liberty Tower
605 Chestnut Street, Suite 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450

or fax to 423.508.1300