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130 North Court Ave
Memphis TN 38103
Fax: 901.524.5024

Admitted to Practice

Tennessee, 1987

Mississippi, 1994

Bar Admissions

American Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Association

Memphis Bar Association

LeeAnne Cox's practice includes extensive bank lending representation, including asset-based, commercial real estate and acquisition financing, with loan amounts totaling over $1 billion. Ms. Cox also has extensive commercial real estate experience including office, retail, industrial, residential subdivision, multi-family and condominium developments, government-assisted projects, the creation of horizontal property regimes, hotel and resort development and management, and hunting and wildlife land development, including advice and assistance regarding techniques and methods for land conservation. Her real estate acquisition and finance experience includes representation of both developers and lenders in all facets of real estate transactions.

Ms. Cox also represents a variety of borrowers and lenders including local and regional banks and a national bank, in various federal banking regulatory matters and secured financings. Ms. Cox’s other practice areas include a wide range of general corporate and business transaction experience. Ms. Cox began her practice at the firm in 1987 and has been a member since 1995.


  • University of Memphis (J.D., 1987)
  • Millsaps College (B.A., 1984), summa cum laude

Professional Honors and Activities

  • Named Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Banking and Finance Law in the Memphis area (2020)
  • Ranked by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in Band 3 in the areas of Real Estate and  Banking and Finance in Tennessee (2020)
  • Included in the Chambers USA edition as a Recognized Practitioner in the areas of Banking & Finance and Real Estate (2017-2019)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Real Estate Law (2007-2021) and Banking and Finance Law (2018-2021)
  • Recognized in the area of Real Estate in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2008-2013)
  • Named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list in the area of Banking (2012-2018)
  • Board of Directors, Memphis Area Legal Services (2006-2009)
  • Member, Association for Women Attorneys, Memphis Chapter
  • Member, Business Law Section of the American Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Board Chair, Ballet Memphis (1999-present)