Michael B. Chance - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Michael B. Chance

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 901-579-3101

Michael B. Chance, shareholder in the East Memphis office, concentrates his practice in commercial and residential real estate transactions, general corporate matters, land use development, payment-in-lieu-of-tax transactions and commercial finance transactions.

Mr. Chance assists developers in assembling multiple parcels of real estate and developing such land into shopping centers and other retail ventures. He also handles various types of lending and financing transactions on behalf of both lenders and borrowers.

Recent Representative Matters

  • Assisted developer client in acquiring over 80 residential parcels of real estate from various sellers in order to develop a big box retail development
  • Helped developer clients develop retail pharmacies and related stores across the country

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Member – Memphis Bar Association
  • Member – International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Real Estate Law 
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2006 and 2009


  • Tennessee, 1989


  • University of Tennessee, J.D., 1989, cum laude

University of TennesseeJ.D. 1989
International Council of Shopping Centers Memphis Bar Association

Office Location

First Tennessee Building, Suite 2000
165 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Finance Law
Real Estate Law (Commercial, Residential, Tax Certiorari)