George H. Cate  III - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

George H. Cate III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016
Phone: 615-252-2347

George H. Cate, III, focuses his practice in civil litigation, crisis management, and representing corporations and individuals in connection with government and internal investigations. His civil litigation experience includes matters arising from a broad range of commercial and business transactions, misappropriation of trade secrets and other intellectual property disputes, non-competition and related business tort litigation, disputes under the False Claims Act, insurance litigation, banking litigation, federal tax litigation, and commercial real estate disputes. During his career, George has also represented clients in a variety of tort litigation, including the successful defense of automotive and aviation manufacturers in product liability litigation.

His crisis management experience includes significant corporate matters with complex civil and white-collar criminal components. George has also represented clients in connection with internal corporate investigations and in the defense of civil and white-collar criminal investigations brought by federal and state prosecutors and other agencies.

He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1984 with a B.A. degree in history. He received his law degree in 1987 from Emory University Law School, where he was a member of the National Moot Court Team and inducted into the National Order of Barristers.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBA Emory University School of LawJ.D.
American Bar FoundationTennessee Bar FoundationNashville Bar FoundationLitigation Counsel of AmericaAmerican Bar Association Tennessee Bar Association Nashville Bar Association Family and Children’s Service United Way of Metropolitan Nashville 2-1-1 Advisory CommitteeCrisis Intervention Center, Inc.

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • Office Location

    Roundabout Plaza, Suite 700
    1600 Division Street
    Nashville, TN 37203
    United States

    Practice Areas

    Commercial Litigation