Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C.

E. Jason Byrd

Jason Byrd focuses his practice on commercial transactions, franchising and distribution matters, and commercial real estate.  He represents and counsels clients on various corporate, commercial, real estate, licensing, and franchise matters. His work involves primarily transactional matters, franchising and distribution, real estate acquisition and disposition, and commercial leasing.

Jason has extensive experience representing commercial clients in matters ranging from the transfer of assets and equity to the negotiation of national vendor service agreements.  He has advised both franchisors and franchisees in connection with the drafting and negotiation of franchise, licensing, and distribution agreements and related documents and compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements.  In addition, Jason has represented clients in acquiring and disposing of more than 100 properties across the United States and negotiating leases for several hundred retail, office and warehouse locations throughout both the United States and Canada.

Nashville Office

424 Church Street, Suite 2500
P.O. Box 198615
Nashville, Tennessee 37219
Telephone (615) 259-1366
FAX (615) 259-1389


University of Georgia, B.B.A. Finance, 1997

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University  J.D., 2001

Bar Admission

Georgia 2001

  • Business & Commercial

    We offer comprehensive representation to businesses of all types. As detailed below, our services range from helping resolve business disputes through litigation, mediation, arbitration or negotiation to offering sound legal advice upon which to base your business decisions as well as transactional representation, document preparation services and business formation and… [Read more]


    We have a broad and substantial construction practice with a solid record of service to the design and construction industry. Our experienced and dedicated construction practice group attorneys understand the construction industry and can help you navigate its often complex contracts and diverse relationships. We work closely with clients to identify… [Read more]

    Real Estate Law

    Lewis Thomason has represented both residential and commercial clients in a variety of real estate transactions, including development, franchising and zoning land use. Whether buying or selling, financing or leasing, we have experience in working with clients in the negotiation and preparation of real estate documents, as well as representation… [Read more]