William J. Hardegree

William J. Hardegree

William J. Hardegree joined the firm of Spragins, Barnett & Cobb as an associate in 2015.

Mr. Hardegree is a native of Jackson, Tennessee, and graduated from University School of Jackson in 2008.  Mr. Hardegree accepted an athletic scholarship to play football at the University of Tennessee at Martin where he was a four-year student athlete.  In 2012, Mr. Hardegree graduated from Martin, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a Minor in Spanish.  He entered the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law the same year and received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence in 2015.  In law school, Mr. Hardegree was a member of the University of Memphis Law Review and was the recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for earning the highest grades in International Human Rights and Commercial Paper as well as the Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Student Award.

Mr. Hardegree resides in Dyer, Tennessee, with his wife Morgan, who is a pharmacist.  His interests include hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Contract & Business Disputes
  • Construction Claims & Litigation
  • Employment & Labor Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Law & Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business Organizations & Transactions
  • Education Law
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Government Relations & Municipality Law
  • Insurance Coverage & Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Personal Injury Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2016

Education

  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 2015
    • Law Review: University of Memphis
  • University of Tennessee at Martin
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 2012

Honors and Awards

  • Cali Excellence for the Future Award, International Human Rights
  • Cali Excellence for the Future Award, Commercial Paper
  • 2015 Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Student Award