Jacquelyne D. Fiala

Senior Counsel

  • Office Contact Info
  • Biography

    Jacquelyne (“Jackie”) Fiala is a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Nashville office. She handles a broad spectrum of complex commercial litigation claims.  Jackie has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in disputes involving construction law, contract and non-compete issues, product liability, employment issues, trade secrets, homeowners’ associations, personal injury defense, and fraud and other associated business torts.  Jackie also has substantial experience with front-end contract needs including negotiating, drafting, and advising corporate clients, particularly those in the construction industry.

    Prior to joining GRSM, Jackie acted as managing partner of the Nashville office at a national construction law firm where her practice focused on pursuing and defending construction and real estate disputes surrounding construction and design defects, licensing issues, payment disputes, mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens, prompt pay claims, and consumer protection claims.


    • Tennessee 
    • New York 
    • New Jersey 


    • Tennessee Association of Roofing Contractors
  • Practice Areas
  • Representative Experience
    • Successfully pursued lien claims against a defunct business piercing the corporate veil to hold the individual owners liability for the corporate debts owed to client.
    • Represented a small family-owned business in a jury trial in Tennessee state court on breach of contract claims, which resulted in a jury verdict in the client’s favor.
    • Represented a homeowners’ association client in the enforcement of liens for non-payment of assessments resulting in summary judgment for the HOA client and successfully defending against the subsequent appeal.
  • Education


    J.D. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2009

    B.A., cum laude, Boston University College of Arts and Sciences, 2006


    Best Lawyers in America® (2022)

  • Languages
    • French