Faculty Profile: William Aiken Jr

William Aiken JrChambliss, Bahner & Stophel P.C.605 Chestnut Street, Liberty Tower Suite 1700 Chattanooga, TN 37450 Work Phone: (423) 757-0216Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (3)
  • Business Law: Acquisition Agreement Structure Part 2
  • Business Law: Acquisition Agreement Structure Part 1
  • Business Law Forum 2015: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Business Combination Transactions

Bill Aiken is a member of the firm's Business Section and his practice includes commercial and business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and securities law.
Bill represents clients from a variety of business sectors, and advises them on a number of business matters, including purchases and sales of stock and assets, business combinations, contract negotiations, organization and planning, corporate governance and equity and debt financing.
He has received several corporate and acquisition lawyer recognitions.
Bill is a member of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Committee on Negotiated Acquisitions and Health Care Law Section. Bill graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1972, where he was a Morehead Scholar.  He received his J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School in 1975, where he was a Patrick Wilson Scholar and was student writing editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review.
He served as Law Clerk to Hon. Frank Gray, Jr., Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee.