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Jason H. Long

Areas of Practice:
Medical Malpractice Defense
Nursing Home and Long Term Care Defense
Federal Civil Rights and Corrections Healthcare Defense
Healthcare Law
Business Litigation
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Civil Trial Practice

States Licensed

United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
Tennessee Supreme Court
Tennessee Court of Appeals
Kentucky Supreme Court
Kentucky Court of Appeals

University of Tennessee College of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1996
Emory University, Bachelor of Arts – 1993

Leadership and Recognition
Tennessee Bar Association, President, 2016 through 2017
Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Past President
Knoxville Bar Association, President-Elect
Knoxville Bar Association Barristers, Past President
Martindale-Hubble, AV-Rated
National Conference of Bar Presidents, Executive Committee – past member, 21st Century Lawyer Committee past-Chair
U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers in Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, and Medical Malpractice Defense
City View Magazine, Top Attorney in Civil Litigation, Constitutional Law/Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice Defense, Nursing Home Liability Defense, Professional Malpractice Defense, Administrative Law, and Adoption.
American Bar Association, Law Practice Magazine Board, Publications Committee

About Jason Long:
Jason Long joined London Amburn in 2002 and is a shareholder in the firm. He primarily defends clients in matters related to medical malpractice and professional board representation. He also counsels on cases involving business litigation, civil trial defense, nursing home and long-term care defense as well as legal malpractice. He recently completed Rule 31 mediation training. Mr. Long began his legal career as an associate at a domestic relations firm in Knoxville. 

He represents individual physicians, physicians groups, nurses, nursing facilities and other care providers in complex legal matters in Tennessee and Kentucky. A passionate litigator, Mr. Long enjoys health law’s multi-faceted, dynamic nature and is motivated by the intellectual rigor necessary to successfully represent clients. He views London Amburn’s collaborative, client-centric approach to counsel as a primary factor in achieving favorable outcomes for many types of providers. By ensuring clear client communication and thorough issue and process understanding, he helps mitigate the potential stresses of litigation and the representative process.

Mr. Long is a leader in the Tennessee and Knoxville legal communities. He served as president of the Tennessee Bar Association, where he was instrumental in guiding the systems modernization process and helping members embrace technology as a key component of next-generation legal services delivery. Additionally, he served as president of the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Association. He is president-elect of the Knoxville Bar Association (KBA) and past president of its Barristers young lawyer division.

Mr. Long is a regular contributor to DICTA, the KBA’s legal newsletter. He taught legal writing at the University of Tennessee College of Law for 15 years. 

He is a native of Knoxville, where he lives with his family. He enjoys history and creative writing and is an avid golfer.

Representative Matters

  • Defended physicians’ practices in medical malpractice litigation with potential exposure in excess of $50,000,000.
  • Defended national correctional facility healthcare companies in civil rights claims exceeding $5,000,000 in liability exposure.
  • Represented attorneys and healthcare providers in regulatory board matters.
  • Represented multiple neighborhood associations against encroachment from commercial development.