Joshua R. Denton has joined Frost Brown Todd’s (FBT) Nashville office as a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. He adds to the group nearly two decades of experience counseling clients in a variety of complex commercial matters and litigating business and real estate disputes. In particular, Denton’s practice centers on land use and zoning matters, trust and estate disputes, IP, and trade practices litigation, as well as debtor/creditor relations and bankruptcy proceedings. He also advises a diverse range of clients—from entrepreneurs and churches to large corporate entities—on organizational and governance issues, policies and procedures. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Denton serves the local community as a director and officer of the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, Tennessee, a non-profit that has been promoting historic preservation and community development in the area for more than half a century. He is also the former chairman of the board for the Nashville Conflict Resolution Center, which provides free and sliding-scale mediation services to those in need in Davidson County. He is active in numerous bar associations, regularly teaches continuing legal education courses throughout Tennessee and Kentucky and has served as a guest lecturer at the University of Kentucky and the Nashville School of Law.
Denton earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he served as an associate editor of the Kentucky Law Journal. He also earned his bachelor’s in journalism and political science from the University of Kentucky.
FBT’s Nashville team of attorneys and legal staff has a wide range of knowledge and skills and is led by Member-in-Charge Mekesha Montgomery. The group has extensive industry experience representing clients in the automotive, manufacturing, real estate/land use and zoning, blockchain and digital currency, government relations, technology, and international sectors.