Mr. McCreary has extensive experience representing businesses, individuals, and governmental entities in a wide variety of complex and general legal matters, including business and civil litigation, general business matters, employment, healthcare, land use, estate planning and probate matters. Mr. McCreary has also served as the Rutherford County Attorney since November 2016.
Mr. McCreary has an "AV-Preeminent" peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. A graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, Mr. McCreary received his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1998. While at law school, he served as an editor on the Tennessee Law Review and graduated magna cum laude. Mr. McCreary received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, cum laude, from Lipscomb University in 1995.
He is the author of several published articles, including, "Physician Non-Compete Agreements Revisited and Revived," Tennessee Bar Journal, August, 2007; "The Ongoing Saga of Healthcare Non-Compete Agreements," Tennessee Bar Journal, September, 2011, both of which dealt with non-compete and employment restrictions in the healthcare industry. He also authored "Business Dissolution and Oppressive Conduct in Closely Held Corporations," Tennessee Bar Journal, February, 2014; "The Viability of a Regulatory Takings Claim under Phillips v. Montgomery County," Tennessee Bar Journal, November, 2014; and "Execution of Last Will and Testaments: Revisited," Tennessee Bar Journal, September, 2016.
Mr. McCreary has served in a variety of community service and civic oriented organizations, including service on the Board of Directors of the local chapter of the American Red Cross, and the Murfreesboro Morning Rotary Club. In 2010, he and his wife started the "Borodash," a Thanksgiving Day run for charity. Since 2010, Borodash has included thousands of participants and has donated more than $300,000.00 to charity. He and his family are also actively involved in activities through his church and spend time helping with other non-profit and charitable causes.
He is a member of the American, Tennessee and Rutherford County Bar Associations. He is admitted to practice before all Tennessee State Courts, the Federal District Court, Middle Division of Tennessee, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Estate Planning / Probate
Land Use / Zoning