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Jamie F. Little

Jamie F. Little

Jamie Little is an attorney in the Construction Service Group and has over 10 years of legal experience.  She routinely represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and suppliers with contract drafting, contract negotiation, contract disputes, payment disputes, and lien enforcement.  Jamie has guided clients throughout all stages of litigation from pre-litigation negotiations through trial.  She has successfully argued before trial and appellate courts in Tennessee, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.  Jamie also has extensive experience representing clients in alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration.  Jamie is a member of the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel (TACC) and the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law.

Recent Assignments

  • Successfully defended claims against a surveyor client brought by an adjoining landowner and was not only able to obtain dismissal of the Complaint, but was able to recover client’s legal fees under Tennessee’s “Loser Pays” statute.
  • Successfully defended owner against general contractor’s lien enforcement and breach of contract claims.
  • In Harrison v. Skyline Corp., 224 W. Va. 505 (2009), Jamie argued before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and was successful on all points of law in her representation of an owner against a builder for negligent construction.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

  • "Boo-Ware of Settlement Boo Boos," Stites & Harbison Client Alert, October 31, 2018
  • "The Use of the Prompt Pay Act to Overcome Nonpayment on Roofing Projects," National Women in Roofing, Tennessee Council August Meeting, Nashville, Tenn., August 15, 2018
  • "How to Collect on Construction Projects," Tennessee Association of Roofing Contractors Summer Convention, Pensacola Beach, Fla., June 14, 2018

More Than Stites & Harbison

Prior to joining the firm, Jamie practiced with firms in the Nashville area as well as in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Immediately following law school, she was a Law Clerk with the 25th Judicial Circuit of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.