“Mulligan,” in golf parlance, is the opportunity to hit a golf shot, a “do over,” when the previous shot was not quite the one desired by the golfer. The “Mulligan” replaces the previous shot, which then does not count toward...more
Trying a business case to a jury presents unique and sometimes difficult challenges. As commercial litigators, we’re trained to develop the facts (or the parties’ versions thereof), research the applicable law, and, most...more
A number of states, including Tennessee, have adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“UTSA”). A court may award attorney’s fees, if:
- A claim of misappropriation is made in bad faith;
- A motion to terminate an...more
Tennessee recognizes the tort of interference with prospective business relations. But there’s an exception for competitors.
One who intentionally causes a third person not to enter into a prospective contractual...more
We all know that public policy, legislation and the courts favor enforcement of agreements to resolve disputes by arbitration rather than litigation. The Federal Arbitration Act, and the states’ laws providing for...more