Emma Stephens represents a wide range of clients in commercial real estate transactions. Her experience includes the acquisition and disposition of real estate; the structuring of debt and equity financing; and the negotiation of construction contracts, management agreements, and reciprocal easements, covenants, and related development agreements.

Ms. Stephens also advises landlord and tenant clients regarding office, retail and other leases. Additionally, she provides counsel and performs due diligence with respect to the real estate aspects of corporate transactions.

Previously, Ms. Stephens was an associate in the Houston office of Baker Botts.


  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D.
  • Georgetown University, B.A., Economics
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Tennessee Land Trust, Board Intern
  • Nashville Young Leaders Council, Alumna
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Ones to Watch, Real Estate Law, 2021-2024
  • Rising Star, Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine, 2023