Jason M. Pannu
Nashville
(615) 259-1366 VCARD
Jason M. Pannu

Jason M. Pannu is a Lewis Thomason shareholder based in the firm’s Nashville office. He was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  Jason served as President of the Tennessee Bar Association in 2018-2019. Jason practices primarily in the area of complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on the construction industry. He also practices in the areas of professional liability, environmental law, employment law, and insurance coverage disputes.  As part of his construction law practice, Jason advises architects, engineers, owners, contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers in connection with large-scale projects. He regularly appears in State and Federal Courts and arbitration on ...

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Jason M. Pannu is a Lewis Thomason shareholder based in the firm’s Nashville office. He was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  Jason served as President of the Tennessee Bar Association in 2018-2019. Jason practices primarily in the area of complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on the construction industry. He also practices in the areas of professional liability, environmental law, employment law, and insurance coverage disputes.  As part of his construction law practice, Jason advises architects, engineers, owners, contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers in connection with large-scale projects. He regularly appears in State and Federal Courts and arbitration on construction defect claims, professional negligence claims, breach of contract claims, and lien and bond claims.  In his professional liability practice, Jason represents accountants, lawyers, insurance agents, consultants, brokers, and miscellaneous professionals.  He also advises clients regarding litigation avoidance and assessment.  Jason is fluent in Cantonese Chinese and French.

 PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Tennessee Bar Association
    • President, 2018-2019
    • President-Elect, 2017-2018
    • Vice-President, 2016-2017
    • Secretary & Board of Governors, 2008-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Commercial Litigation; Construction Law
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers® 2016-2019 for Construction Litigation
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2010-2015 for Construction Litigation
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation
  • Graduate, Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law, Class of 2011
  • Graduate, ABA Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section Leadership Academy, Class of 2009-2010
  • Tennessee Legal Community Foundation
    • Secretary, 2008-2015
    • Board of Trustees, 2008-present
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section
    • Vice-Chair, Toxic Tort & Environmental Law Committee, 2010-present
    • Member, Technology Committee, 2010-present
    • Vice-Chair, Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, 2009-2010
  • Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel
    • Chair, Membership Committee, 2009-2011 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

    • Associated General Contractors of Middle Tennessee
      • Board Member, Young Constructors Forum, 2008-2010
      • Board Member, Construction Leadership Council, 2010-2012
    • Ice Hockey Coach, Ensworth High School
    • General Counsel, Admirals Youth Hockey Club, Inc.
    • General Counsel, Nashville Jr. Predators NA3HL franchise

 


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