Chambliss Elects New Members for 2023 Executive Committee
Chambliss recently announced John Jackson and Laura McKinney were elected by the shareholders to serve on the Executive Committee for 2023. John and Laura will join Mark Cunningham, Justin Furrow, and Mark Turner on the committee. In addition, Cathy Dorvil completed her two-year term with the board. Each committee member was chosen for their leadership and dedication to client and employee success.
“We are delighted to announce the election of John and Laura and to welcome their unique contributions and ideas as we continue to reach new goals,” said President and Managing Shareholder Mark Cunningham. “Over the past two years, Cathy has served as an extraordinary leader for the firm, and we are grateful for the time and effort she devoted.”
John is a shareholder and member of the litigation and risk management section. With a focus on commercial and intellectual property litigation and mediation, John has experience prosecuting and defending claims involving patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, supplier-dealer issues, breach of warranty/contract, and product liability claims in numerous jurisdictions. He enjoys finding creative ways to help clients resolve conflict and preserve assets. He is a listed as a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 General Civil Mediator, and is also listed as a mediator for the American Intellectual Property Law. For more information on his practice and experience, visit John’s bio.
Laura is a shareholder and a member of the firm’s business and mergers and acquisitions sections. With over a decade of experience in multiple jurisdictions, she helps navigate the diverse business and legal obstacles that local, national, and global companies encounter. She frequently counsels clients in several industries, such as manufacturing, energy, food and beverage, logistics, chemical, and mining, on various matters including asset and stock purchase transactions, preparation and negotiation of commercial contracts, entity formation, corporate governance, cross-border distribution, joint ventures, and regulatory issues. For information on her practice and experience, visit Laura’s bio.