Patrick H. Poole


Whether it is individual investors, startups, or even seasoned companies, Patrick Poole provides counsel to his clients in their business, real estate, and contract negotiation matters.

Patrick’s real estate practice includes the representation of developers, lenders, and investors in a wide variety of real estate transactions, including financing, acquiring, developing, and leasing both residential and commercial real estate. He also helps provide closing, escrow, and title insurance services for any real estate transaction. He regularly represents associations in the drafting, development, interpretation, and enforcement of governing documents.

Patrick advises a wide variety of start-up businesses and existing businesses, with regard to drafting and negotiating buy-sell agreements, royalty agreements, partnership and operating agreements, corporate and limited liability company structuring and reorganizations, and all types of business contract agreements. Growing up in Music City, Patrick also enjoys practicing in entertainment law and has experience negotiating a variety of entertainment industry contracts, from recording contracts for artists to production agreements for original television programs.

  • Regularly represents individuals and investors in the acquisition, sale, leasing and financing of residential and commercial real estate.
  • Represented twenty-two tenants in common in the sale of $20 million middle Tennessee apartment property.
  • Represented the buyer of a minority interest in a prominent downtown Nashville commercial property through bankruptcy sale.
  • Assisted in the creation of multiple homeowner associations and the related declaration of covenants, restrictions and easements for multiple new developments.
  • Negotiated the reality television participation contract on behalf of participants in a Nashville related reality television show.



University of Tennessee
B.S. Finance
University of Miami
Juris Doctorate, cum laude


  • 2015 Superlawyers Rising Star
  • Member of NAIOP
  • Member of Community Associations Institute
  • Graduate of Nashville Junior Chamber Leadership Institute