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WHITNEY HALEY

Attorney

615.649.0741
whaley@mckenzielaird.com

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Whitney represents individuals and companies in a variety of business transactions. Her practice concentrates on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments and financing, general corporate matters, commercial real estate development and capital raising, mezzanine lending, and entity formation and organizational document preparation and review.

Whitney joined the firm in 2015. Prior to joining the firm, she practiced with a boutique litigation law firm in Birmingham, Alabama, where she specialized in construction defect defense litigation for architects and engineers, and professional liability defense litigation for accountants and lawyers.

Charitable + Civic Involvement

  • PENCIL Foundation: Board of Directors; Co-Chair of the steering committee for the developing leaders program initiative
  • The Porch Writers’ Collective: Board of Directors, Treasurer
  • Junior League of Nashville: Co-Chair, Mentoring Program Committee

Speaking Engagements

  • Nashville Bar Association, Business Law Institute CLE (2017): Streamlining the M&A Due Diligence Process
  • Nashville Bar Association, Business Law Institute CLE (2016): Series LLCs in Tennessee
     

Education

  • University of Mississippi, Bachelor of Accountancy (2009)
  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D. (2012)

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama (2012)
  • Tennessee (2013)

Practice Areas

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate & Business
    • Corporate Governance
    • Venture Capital, Mezzanine & Private Equity Financings
    • Entity Formation
    • Innovative Business Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
    • Development
    • Financing
    • Purchase & Sale Transactions

Professional Affiliations

  • Nashville Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, Business Law Committee
    • Young Lawyers Division 
    • Board of Directors, Secretary (2015)
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • NAIOP