M. Aaron Spencer


Aaron Spencer is a member with the firm. His primary areas of practice include commercial litigation and representation of trustees, creditors, and litigants in the United States Bankruptcy Courts. Mr. Spencer additionally serves as a Subchapter V Trustee in the Eastern District of Tennessee and serves on the Chapter 7 Trustee Panel for Eastern District of Tennessee (Knoxville Division). Prior to joining Woolf McClane, he worked for a private practice in Tampa, Florida, and another Knoxville firm where he primarily represented Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees and creditors in the United States Bankruptcy Courts.

Mr. Spencer is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee. He graduated from The University of Tennessee in 2006 with a B.A. in political science. He earned his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in 2009 and attained membership in Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity.

During law school, Mr. Spencer served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Catherine Peek McEwen, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Florida. In addition, he was a teaching fellow for the Research and Writing Department and was a bankruptcy law research assistant to Associate Dean Theresa J. Pulley Radwan. Mr. Spencer also received the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Medal for Excellence in Bankruptcy Studies and the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award.

Mr. Spencer is currently licensed to practice law in Florida and Tennessee. He is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, the Knoxville Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.


Stetson University, J.D., 2009
University of Tennessee, B.A., 2006

Bar Admissions

Tennessee, 2011
Florida, 2009
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 2010
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, 2015


BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Voted Top Attorney by his peers in CityView Magazine

Named to The Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch in
2022 and 2023 for Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Commercial Litigation

Named as a Top Attorney in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation in 2024

Mid-South Super Lawyers – Rising Star since 2022

Serves as a Director on the Farragut/West Knox Chamber of
Commerce and as a Secretary of the Executive Board of Directors