J. Ross Hutchison

Ross Hutchison is a construction attorney located in the firm's Nashville office. His practice focuses on both litigation and transactional matters within the construction industry. His clients primarily consist of residential and commercial owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers. He assists clients with matters including contract review and preparation, business formations, bid protests, claims analysis and preparation, claims avoidance, alternative dispute resolution, licensing consultation, and litigation support. Additionally, Mr. Hutchison represents various clients in property and land use disputes.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Artificial Intelligence: Accounting for AI in Construction Documents

Accounting for the Unknown: Unforeseen Site Conditions

Speaker, Dig Down Deep Spring 2023, NUCA of Middle Tennessee, March 31, 2023

Stites & Harbison add Raque, Hutchison

by staff reporter, Tennessee Ledger, November 5, 2021

Stites & Harbison Adds Construction Partner in Nashville

by Emma Cueto, Law360, November 1, 2021

Bar Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
American Bar Association, Member
Tennessee Bar Association, Member; Construction Law Section, Executive Committee
Nashville Bar Association, Member
Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel, Member
Associated General Contractors, Member; Construction Leadership Counsel, Board of Directors
Community Involvement

Big Brothers Big Sisters Middle Tennessee, Mentor

More Than Stites & Harbison

Ross is certified in mediation through the Intercultural Negotiation and Mediation program conducted by the Institut für Anwaltsrecht at the Humboldt University Law Faculty in Berlin, Germany. He has been a guest lecturer for the "Law and Legal Systems" at Middle Tennessee State University. While in law school, he partnered with a national law firm and Georgia Legal Services to develop a community education initiative related to residential condemnation throughout middle Georgia to educate underprivileged residents concerning their rights as it concerned condemnation.

Before joining the firm, Ross was a construction attorney with a firm in Nashville beginning in 2015.


Mid-South Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2022)

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Client Alerts

Artificial Intelligence: Accounting for AI in Construction Documents

Construction attorney Russ Hutchison takes a look at AI in construction documents in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.

by J. Ross Hutchison June 16, 2023

Dig Down Deep Spring 2023

Date: 3/31/23
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Construction attorneys Steven Henderson and Ross Hutchison will be featured speakers at this NUCA of Middle Tennessee's breakfast and networking event.

Steven M. Henderson and J. Ross Hutchison March 22, 2023
Press Releases

Nine Stites & Harbison Attorneys Honored by 2022 Mid-South Super Lawyers

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The 2022 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers recently honored nine Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys. Six attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers list and three were named to the Rising Stars list.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 01, 2022
Press Releases

Tennessee Bar Association Appoints Ross Hutchison to Construction Section’s Executive Committee

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Tennessee Bar Association’s (TBA’s) Construction Law Section recently appointed Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney J. Ross Hutchison to its Executive Committee.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC June 15, 2022
Client Alerts

Van Tatenhove Pauses Enforcement of Vaccine Mandate for Some Federal Contractors

On November 30, 2021, a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky issued an order granting a preliminary injunction curbing implementation and enforcement of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal government contractors and subcontractors.

by J. Ross Hutchison December 02, 2021
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison Welcomes J. Ross Hutchison to the Nashville office

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney J. Ross Hutchison to the firm’s Nashville, Tenn., office. He joins the Construction Service Group as a Member (Partner).

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC October 29, 2021