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My practice begins and ends with the needs of my clients. As someone who thrives on tackling novel challenges, I enjoy working closely with my clients and colleagues to develop practical, innovative legal approaches.

Claire Fox Hodge is a litigator whose background lends unique insight into government investigations. Before joining Adams and Reese, Claire completed a fellowship in the Consumer Protection Division of the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office, where she played an active role in investigating and preventing commercial misconduct.

During law school, Claire pursued a diverse set of opportunities. Claire interned with an international human rights lawyer in the Netherlands at the Hague, advocating for an imprisoned Saudi Arabian human rights defender and coordinating with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. She also contributed to Vanderbilt Law Professor Brian Fitzpatrick’s comprehensive empirical study of class action law suits and their fee awards.

Claire completed an externship with federal Magistrate Judge Lanny King. Claire was also a finalist in Vanderbilt’s Intramural Moot Court Competition; she and her partner placed second out of the nearly 80 teams that competed.  


  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2019
  • Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., 2016, B.A. in History and Psychological & Brain Sciences, cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Lawyers’ Association for Women