Business & Commercial Litigation


Pepper & Brothers, PLLC is a firm located in Nashville, Tennessee consisting of experienced and seasoned trial lawyers who specialize in assisting small and medium sized businesses involved in commercial disputes in Nashville and in all of Tennessee. Attorneys J. Ross Pepper and Matthew Brothers have over forty years of combined experience representing clients in commercial and business lawsuits. Our firm’s lawyers have a remarkable breadth of experience handling commercial and business litigation cases in state and federal courts in Tennessee and in arbitrations and mediations.

We fully appreciate the costs, both monetary and non-monetary, that a lawsuit can have on our clients. Our firm will strive to find the most cost-effective solution to resolve your dispute. We will explore ways that your matter can be resolved early, if that is compatible with your goals.

We will prepare your case thoroughly for a trial, if a trial is necessary to obtain a good outcome. We recognize that, often in litigation, the best way to achieve an optimal settlement for our clients is to take the steps that make it clear to the opposing party and its lawyers that we will be prepared for a trial and will try our client’s case if we cannot achieve a suitable settlement.

Attorney J. Ross Pepper acted as lead counsel in a nationwide class action in which the class recovered a settlement with a value in excess of 25 million dollars. Attorney Matthew Brothers' experience in commercial and business transactions gives the firm the unique advantage of having a lawyer with years of experience on the “inside” of a multitude of types of business deals.

J. Ross Pepper and Matthew Brothers both had successful practices with larger firms before forming Pepper & Brothers, PLLC. They decided to form a practice that was not focused on volume, but on personal attention to all aspects of each client’s case.

If you are involved in a breach of contract case, construction case, intentional interference with contract case, trade secrets case, or any other type of commercial, employment or business related case, Pepper & Brothers can provide you with exceptional legal representation. In addition to handling cases in Nashville, Pepper & Brothers has experience in, and represents clients in other Tennessee counties and cities, including, Williamson County, Sumner County, Cheatham County, Dickson County, Rutherford County, Franklin, Murfreesboro, Clarksville, Springfield, Hendersonville, and Dickson.

If you would like to speak with J. Ross Pepper or Matthew Brothers about your case, call 615-256-4838.