Our Team

Chanse J. Hayes


Chanse focuses on litigation, generally in the areas of commercial, trust and estate, and real estate matters. He counsels businesses and individuals throughout the litigation process, pre-suit through alternative dispute resolution, at trial, and on appeal should the need arise. In addition to handling litigation in state and federal courts, Chanse uses his economics background to analyze risk and evaluate opportunities when assisting clients accomplish their goals by providing general counsel, contract drafting, and transactional advice to businesses, homeowners’ associations, and individuals and estate planning to individuals.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Construction Litigation
Domestic Litigation
Trust and Estate Litigation
Trust and Will Contests
Personal Injury
Appellate Litigation
Estate Planning
Commercial Law and Transactions

Bar Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee


J.D., The University of Tennessee College of Law, 2018
Editor, Tennessee Law Review (2017-2018)
Editor, Transactions: Tennessee Journal of Business Law
Concentration in Advocacy & Dispute Resolution
CALI Award for Excellence: Contract Drafting; Food & Agricultural Law
B.S., cum laude with highest honors in Economics, B.S. Political Science: Legal Studies, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2015


Chanse J. Hayes, Case Comment, Commercial Real Estate: MLG
Enters, LLC. v. Johnson, 18 Transactions: Tenn. J. of Bus. Law 1089

Professional Associations

Member, Justices Ray L. Brock, Jr. – Robert E. Cooper American Inns of Court (2019-Present)
Chattanooga Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association