John Stone has practiced law in Nashville since 1984. He joined White & Reasor, PLC in 2001.

Mr. Stone’s practice involves the formation and representation of corporations, limited partnerships and limited liability companies, the acquisition and sale of businesses, and the acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposition of commercial real estate projects. He represents an assortment of individuals, families and privately-held companies.

Mr. Stone is a native of Shelbyville, Tennessee. He earned his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University (B.A., cum laude, 1976) and his law degree from Emory University (J.D., with distinction, 1979). While in law school, Mr. Stone was both Order of the Coif, and Notes and Comments Editor of the Emory Law Journal. He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America and is a member of the Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations.

Mr. Stone has been actively involved in Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc. for a number of years having recently served as chairman of its board of directors, and he currently serves on the board of directors of Excel Academy, a proposed charter school.  For relaxation, he enjoys gardening and reading and is an avid week end golfer.

John W. Stone, III

P: (615) 385-6324

F: (615) 383-5534

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Tax Exempt Finance


Vanderbilt University (B.A. cum laude, 1976)

Emory University (J.D., with distinction, 1979). Order of the Coif; Notes and Comments Editor, Emory Law Journal, 1978-1979

Bar Admissions

Georgia, 1979

Tennessee, 1984


Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations