Gaylord Gardner

Gaylord Gardner Partner, business attorney who works with small business owners and entrepreneurs. Patent attorney and Intellectual property lawyer

Gaylord Gardner


Gaylord Gardner graduated from Lipscomb University with a degree in Biochemistry and from the College of Law at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a Concentration in Business Transactions.   He is licensed to practice law in the state of Tennessee.   He began working at ICS Law Group in 2005 and managed ICS Law Group’s Business Services practice. He joined Lodestone Legal Group, PLLC in August of 2014.

Gaylord is a business attorney who works with small business owners and entrepreneurs through Lodestone Legal Group’s General Counsel Services program.  Gaylord’s main areas of practices focus on:

  • Contract law
  • Small business planning
  • Intellectual property licensing
  • Franchise law
  • Internet law
  • Corporation and LLC setup
  • Succession planning
  • Employment law

A major area of Gaylord’s practice centers around serving his clients under the firm’s General Counsel Services program where Gaylord serves as his client’s outsourced inside legal counsel for a flat monthly fee. Under the General Counsel Services program, Gaylord is able to develop a continuing relationship with his clients enabling him to understand the long-term legal needs of the firm’s clients and to help client plan for the future.

One of Gaylord’s areas of practice involves assisting clients who are interested in purchasing a franchise. Gaylord assists potential franchisees with reviewing disclosure documents and franchise agreements and he helps clients evaluate whether purchasing a franchise is right for the client.

Another major area of Gaylord’s practice involves working with technology-based companies which develop and produce software, web-based platforms and applications. Gaylord assists these clients with developing terms and conditions, end user licenses, software as service agreements, and privacy policies for their developments.

State of Tennessee