Melissa W. Jones

Melissa Jones represents both lenders and borrowers in structuring and closing commercial finance transactions primarily in the healthcare industry. She assists clients with acquisition financing, asset-based lending, capital expenditure funding, real estate and construction lending and equipment financing. Her healthcare experience includes hospitals and health systems, behavioral health, senior living and post-acute care.  Her practice also includes assisting distressed healthcare entities in restructuring and refinancing matters.


  • Member, Tennessee and American Bar Associations
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association

Prior Affiliations

  • Legal Extern, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of the General Counsel, Atlanta, 2016-2017
  • Legal Fellow, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Office of the General Counsel, Atlanta, 2016
  • Legal Fellow, Georgia Hospital Association, Marietta, Ga., 2016


  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2017
    • Member, Health Law Society
    • Student Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • B.A., University of Mississippi, Spanish and Sociology, 2014
    • Julien Tatum Award for Outstanding Senior in the Department of Sociology
    • Sigma Delta Pi, Spanish National Honor Society

Legal Services

Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee