Phone: 865-963-8965 (office)
David Fielder is General Counsel for Blue Ridge Realty, Blue Ridge Development and the various Blue Ridge related entities. Mr. Fielder began work as General Counsel on December 1, 2017 when he retired as a shareholder in the Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz after 38 years with the Baker, Donelson law firm (and its predecessor firm). Mr. Fielder graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1970 with a B.S degree (Cum Laude). He was also an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate and served on active duty in the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1977 where he served as a field artillery officer in Germany and with the 82 Airborne Division achieving the rank of Captain. Mr. Fielder graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1979 and was selected for the Order of the Coif. Mr. Fielder is licensed in Tennessee (1980) and Georgia (1981-Inactive). His law practice included practicing with Stophel, Caldwell & Heggie, P.C. (Shareholder) from 1979-1985 and with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C. (Shareholder and Senior Counsel) from 1985 until his retirement on December 1, 2017. Baker, Donelson is a 700 + attorney regional law firm and Mr. Fielder’s practice areas included commercial real estate, commercial lending (lenders and borrowers), corporate law, commercial law, general business, commercial bankruptcy and workouts. Mr. Fielder has been selected for Best Lawyer’s America (Real Estate), Mid-South Super Lawyers (Real Estate) and Best Lawyer’s in Knoxville (Real Estate). He is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell.