Mr. Hennessey was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated Vanderbilt University in 2004 and the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2007. He is admitted to the Tennessee Bar, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and the Knoxville Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Hamilton S. Burnett American Inns of Court, and a member of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Class of 2014. He currently serves in leadership for the TBA Health Law Section, TBA CLE Committee, TBA Young Lawyers Division, and the KBA Access to Justice Committee. Mr. Hennessey's practice is concentrated on healthcare matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, regulatory issues, and employment law, as well as medical malpractice and long term care defense.