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Robert "Bo" R. Campbell, Jr.

Partner, Former Waller Board Member
Karen Provence
615.850.8563 direct

When a commercial real estate transaction is both complex and cutting-edge, developers, investors and financing professionals call on Bo Campbell for his insight and experience handling important, challenging and complex deals. In both stable and crisis-driven times, Bo manages the divergent expectations of buyers, sellers, lenders, developers and investors, guiding them through the complexities of high-stakes matters.

Bo's reputation for knowing key players, exercising good judgment, and getting things done gives clients the confidence to expand their own thinking about creative solutions and embrace innovative concepts. A leader in his field, Bo has had a hand in several first-time transactions or development deals that include:

  • Relocation of an automobile company’s North American headquarters to middle Tennessee
  • Development and financing of Nashville’s first downtown high-rise multi-family project followed by its first high-rise condominium project

Developers and investors also appreciate Bo's depth of knowledge and experience dealing with tax and incentive-based financing opportunities for public and private projects, deals that have become models for other similar transactions across the country.

Leadership and Recognition
Bo is recognized as a leading real estate attorney by Chambers USA. Since 2005, Best Lawyers has recognized Bo in the categories of Banking and Finance Law, Project Finance Law and Real Estate Law. Notably, Best Lawyers named Bo Nashville's 2017 "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Project Finance Law. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. The Nashville Post recognized Bo as one of the "CRE50" – the top 50 leaders in Commercial Real Estate – and named him to its "2017 Power 100" list of individuals with the greatest impact on Nashville business. Additionally, Bo serves by mayoral appointment on the Electric Power Board of the Nashville Electric Service, one of the 12 largest public electric utilities in the nation.

  • J.D., with high honors, University of Tennessee College of Law, 1983
    • Order of the Coif
    • Recipient of five American Jurisprudence Awards for Academic Excellence
    • John W. Greene Scholarship
    • Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity
  • B.A., Wake Forest University, 1980
Bar Admissions
  • Tennessee




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