Summer is an Associate in the firm’s Construction Practice Group where she assists a range of clients, including residential and commercial general contractors, architects, engineers, project managers, business and property owners, and subcontractors. She works closely with various Tennessee construction documents and standards, including AIA contracts, building codes, and property maintenance codes.
Summer has successfully tried numerous general sessions trials; prepared and argued more than fifty dispositive motions, including motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, and motions for judgment on the pleadings; and conducted more than twenty construction site inspections. Summer believes that communication is key, and ensures clients receive updates concerning case status, strategy, and expectations.
Summer earned her J.D. from Belmont College of Law, where she still serves as an Adjunct Professor and the Mock Trial Head Coach. In her free time, Summer enjoys traveling, singing, and spending time with her Great Dane, Baron.
Honors & Recognitions
- Contributor of the Year Award, Nashville Bar Journal (2021)
- Listed, Mid-South Super Lawyers, Construction Litigation (2023)
Professional & Community
- Editor, Nashville Bar Journal