Attorney Stephen A. Hester
Stephen Hester is an award-winning attorney with a focus on civil litigation. Mr. Hester concentrates his practice in Business and Commercial Litigation, Tort Litigation, and Business Transactions.
As a litigator, Mr. Hester has successfully represented individuals and businesses of all types including banks, manufacturers, hospitals and nursing homes. He has represented architects, engineers and lawyers in malpractice litigation. He has significant experience with litigated bankruptcy matters, fraudulent transfer litigation, class action litigation, trust and estate litigation, shareholder derivative lawsuits, dissenters’ rights actions, director and officer liability and construction litigation.
In his transactional practice, Mr. Hester routinely represents clients in conjunction with business formation, real estate matters, commercial contracts and confidentiality agreements.
Mr. Hester has served as a Delegate to the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates, the policy-making body for the American Bar Association.
He has achieved an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Hester graduated cum laude from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, where he served as President of the College’s Honor Council, President of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, and President of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honorary Society.
He earned his J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law. There, he served on the Moot Court Board and as an officer of the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity.
University of Tennessee College of Law (J.D., 2001)
Rhodes College (B.A., 1998)
Arkansas State and Federal Courts
Tennessee State and Federal Courts
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell