Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. announce shareholder Jeffrey Maddux has been elected as president of the Chattanooga Bar Association.
"Having known Jeffrey for a number of years, I've seen the impact he's made as an excellent leader and attorney," said President and Managing Shareholder Mark Cunningham. "Chambliss is proud to see him step into this role of service to our local legal community."
Mr. Maddux is currently serving his second term on the CBA board and has been actively involved for many years. As president, he will be responsible for working with the board of governors to effectuate the policy and programs of the CBA, as the association and the legal community emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. He is among several other current and former Chambliss attorneys who have served as president of the CBA, including Max Bahner, Hal North, Bill Pickering, Donna Pierce, John C. Stophel, and J.B. Sizer.
"This is a great honor for Jeffrey and the firm, and one that's well-deserved," said Justice Muecke Barker about swearing in Maddux at the recent CBA annual meeting. "Jeffrey's numerous leadership positions have certainly prepared him for his new role, and I'm confident he will lead with the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and service."
Mr. Maddux has served in leadership roles for several different organizations within the legal community, such as the Chattanooga Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, the Federal Bar Association, Chattanooga Chapter, Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, Tennessee Bar Association's Leadership Law Program, and the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee.
Mr. Maddux has built a national practice representing clients on commercial litigation matters in the education and financial services industries. He often advises on federal and state laws related to regulatory compliance, business reorganizations and liquidations, receiverships, and consumer bankruptcies. He has been recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers as a Rising Star since 2014 for his practice in business litigation and bankruptcy. Mr. Maddux is a Chattanooga native and is an alumnus of Leadership Chattanooga and Boyd-Buchanan School.