Mary Neil Price




Mary Neil’s professional experience is highlighted by over 25 years of corporate law in highly competitive and regulated industries. She has represented financial institutions and companies both as in-house and outside counsel. Mary Neil’s experience ranges from practice in a multi-city national law firm to a boutique transactional firm and General Counsel for a $20 billion multi-bank holding company. She has an established ability to manage and to work within an organization to provide legal, compliance, and risk management services. Her practice encompases corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, banking, and investor and community relations.

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Pathway Lending, Board of Directors (2002-2013)

  • National Association of Women Business Owners, past President and Director of Nashville Chapter

  • Tennessee Bankers Association Credit and Lawyers Committees

  • Tennessee Chamber of Commerce

  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

  • Nashville Repertory Theater

Career Highlights

  • Mergers and acquisitions of publicly traded and privately owned banks and financial institutions

  • Speaking engagements on corporate governance, bank regulatory issues, and Fair Lending

  • Taught Negotiable Instruments at Belmont Law School

  • Case instructor at LSU School of Banking


  • Newcomb College, B.A. (1982)

  • Tulane Law School, J.D. (1985)

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee (1985)

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Business

    • Entity Formation

    • Financing (Venture Capital, Mezzanine, Capital Raises)

    • Innovative Business Law

    • Nonprofits

  • Labor & Employment

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Bank Regulatory Matters