Hunter K. Yoches


Hunter K. Yoches is an Attorney in the Litigation Section of King & Ballow in Nashville, Tennessee.

In his practice, Hunter represents management in all areas of Labor and Employment Law and related litigation.  He represents companies in a number of various industries throughout the United States.  Hunter speaks and presents at seminars on labor and employment issues and provides in-house training in this area.  Hunter primarily practices in federal court, with an emphasis on class and collective action defense.

Hunter received his law degree from the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.  He also received a Master of Arts in Political Science at the University of Memphis, completing the dual-degree program while in law school.  Hunter earned a Bachelor of Arts in Law & Politics, with a minor in Biology, from Freed-Hardeman University.

While in law school, Hunter was a member of the University of Memphis Law Review.  Hunter also served as a special assistant to the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Administrative Office of the Court during the formation of the Business Court Pilot Project in Davidson County, Tennessee, which has continued its highly successful business court docket pilot project as it seeks to provide all Tennessee businesses and citizens across the state with a specialized business court docket.  During his time at Freed-Hardeman, Hunter was a scholarship athlete on the men’s soccer team.

Before working at King & Ballow, Hunter clerked for the Honorable Thomas E. Johnston, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.

Education & Court Admissions

J.D., University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
M.A., University of Memphis
B.A., Freed-Hardeman University

Licensed in: Tennessee
Admitted to practice:  U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth and Sixth Circuits; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee