Administrative & Utility Law

Our firm handles various types of administrative matters before local, state and federal agencies and tribunals. We are able to guide clients through regulatory laws and administrative policies and procedures, including taxes, licensing, permits and authority to operate. All Long, Ragsdale & Waters attorneys handle administrative matters related to their primary areas of practice. R.…

Commercial Collections

The firm’s commercial collections practice involves representing clients in their efforts to collect business debts. We pursue the legal collection of accounts through and including litigation, when necessary. Long, Ragsdale & Waters helps creditors maximize the recovery of commercial debt and strictly follows the requirements of The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. We also represent…

Landlord-Tenant Law

The firm’s landlord-tenant practice consists primarily of representing landlords and tenants of commercial properties. This area involves lease negotiations, lease enforcement, eviction and collection of rents and other charges. We also handle enforcement issues relating to easements, covenants, restrictions and other lease disputes.   Attorneys in this practice area:

Banking & Lending Law

Financial institutions, including banks, savings and loan associations and other lenders, have always been a mainstay of the firm’s client base. Multiple institutions with a presence in East Tennessee have turned to Long, Ragsdale & Waters for both routine and complex commercial real estate needs. We handle transactions involving general business, construction, secured and commercial loans.…

Corporate & Commercial Law

Our attorneys organize and advise business entities such as corporations, general partnerships, limited partnerships, joint ventures and limited liability companies. The firm handles acquisitions and sales of going concerns and related transactions. The attorneys handle the negotiation of contracts and leases and transactions governed by the Uniform Commercial Code. All of our attorneys engage in…