Phone: (865) 546-7311
Fax: (865) 524-1773
JONATHAN H. PEYTON's
practice focuses in the areas of real estate development and lending, corporate and business law, commercial law, and technology transfer and commercialization.
Mr. Peyton represents clients varying in size (ranging from start-ups to mature companies with net sales exceeding 100 million) on a full array of corporate, commercial and real estate issues. Mr. Peyton devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing lenders and borrowers involved in FHA-insured multifamily real estate loan transactions; including financings under HUD's Section 232, 221(d)(4), and 223(f) programs, as well as HUD's 202 and 811 grant programs. In addition, Mr. Peyton’s practice involves establishing various business organizations, commercial real estate acquisitions, sales, financing, leasing, homeowners’ association administration, contract drafting and negotiation, advising clients on Davis-Bacon Act issues, and representing lending institutions in secured transactions. Mr. Peyton regularly counsels general contractors, subcontractors, owners, and suppliers on construction contracts and mechanic’s liens issues.
Mr. Peyton is admitted to practice in the states of Tennessee, Kentucky and New York. He is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association, as well as the Tennessee and Kentucky Bar Associations. Mr. Peyton graduated cum laude from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts (Doctor of Jurisprudence 2003). While at Suffolk University, he served as the Associate Executive Editor for the Suffolk University Law Review. Before law school, Mr. Peyton attended Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, where he received a Bachelors and Masters degree in Business Administration (B.B.A. 1999 & M.B.A. 2000).
Areas of Practice
Banking and Financial Services
Business & Corporate Law
Suffolk University – J.D., cum laude, 2003
Millsaps College – M.B.A., 2000
Millsaps College – B.A., cum laude, 1999
Tennessee – 2006
Kentucky – 2004
New York – 2004
Tennessee Bar Association
Knoxville Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
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