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Waller sets new mark with 101 in Best Lawyers 2022

A total of 101 attorneys from Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022.

Waller attorneys were recognized by Best Lawyers in 65 distinct practice areas with many attorneys recognized in multiple areas. Attorneys representing each of Waller's five offices in Nashville, Austin, Birmingham, Chattanooga and Memphis were among those honored.

In addition, eight Waller attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” for specific practice areas in their respective cities:

Memphis, Tenn.

  • Denise Burke - Health Care Law

Nashville, Tenn.

  • James Bristol - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Robert R. Campbell, Jr. - Banking and Finance Law
  • Marcus Crider - Labor Law - Management
  • Paul Davidson - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • David Lemke - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • E. Andrew Norwood - Technology Law
  • James Weaver - Environmental Law

Following is a complete list of the Waller attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022.

Nashville, Tenn.

Alexander B. Buchanan

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Public Finance Law

Robb Harvey

  • Advertising Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Entertainment Law - Theater
  • First Amendment Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Media Law
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Trade Secrets Law
  • Trademark Law

Lew Conner

  • Arbitration
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Mediation

Robert R. Campbell, Jr.

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Robert L. Harris

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Finance Law

Richard Hills

  • Banking and Finance Law

Gerald Mace

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Finance Law

Ryan Cochran

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

David Lemke

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Michael R. Paslay

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Kathleen Stenberg

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

John Tishler

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Robert E. Boston

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Theodore W. Lenz

  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Walter Crouch

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property

Paul Davidson

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Securities

Ames Davis

  • Commercial Litigation

Derek Edwards

  • Commercial Litigation

Michael Harmon

  • Commercial Litigation

W. Travis Parham

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities

James H. Nixon III

  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Christopher S. Dunn

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

E. Andrew Norwood

  • Copyright Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Technology Law
  • Trade Secrets Law
  • Trademark Law

Wes Scott

  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

George Bishop III

  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Brent Bowman

  • Corporate Law

Matthew R. Burnstein

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

J. Chase Cole

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

E. Brent Hill

  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law

E. Marlee Mitchell

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Donald R. Moody

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

MaryEllen Pickrell

  • Corporate Law

G. Scott Rayson

  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Thomas H. Peebles IV

  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law

James Bristol

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Tax Law

Shannon Goff Kukulka

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management

Marcus Crider

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

John E.B. Gerth

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Stanley E. Graham

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Andrew S. Naylor

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Edward M. Callaway

  • Environmental Law

Michael Stagg

  • Environmental Law

James Weaver

  • Environmental Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Relations Practice

William T. Cheek III

  • Food and Beverage Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law

Robert P. Felber, Jr.

  • Franchise Law
  • Trade Secrets Law
  • Trademark Law

J. Leigh Griffith

  • Government Relations Practice
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Tax Law

Brian Browder

  • Health Care Law

David R. Clay

  • Health Care Law

Carla Fenswick

  • Health Care Law

David Head

  • Health Care Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Molly Huffman

  • Health Care Law

Neil B. Krugman

  • Health Care Law

Nora Liggett

  • Health Care Law

Mark Peters

  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Patricia Owen Powers

  • Health Care Law

Colbey Reagan

  • Health Care Law

Eric Scalzo

  • Health Care Law

Tonya Scharf

  • Health Care Law
  • Real Estate Law

J.D. Thomas

  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Qui Tam Law

Jennifer Weaver

  • Health Care Law
  • Qui Tam Law

Mark Bell

  • Insurance Law

Wells Trompeter

  • Litigation - Health Care

Charles H. Williamson

  • Litigation - Health Care

A.J. Bahou

  • Litigation - Intellectual Property

John Park

  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

G. Michael Yopp

  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

L. Hunter Rost, Jr.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Donald B. Stuart

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law

Beth Vessel

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Erica Garrison

  • Municipal Law

I.C. (Jack) Waddey, Jr.

  • Patent Law
  • Trademark Law

Stephen C. Baker

  • Real Estate Law

Jeffrey A. Calk

  • Real Estate Law

John Claybrook

  • Real Estate Law

Philip Head

  • Real Estate Law

J. Steven Kirkham

  • Real Estate Law

Walter Neilsen

  • Real Estate Law

Jon P. Gaston

  • Tax Law

Richard Johnson

  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Shane P. Morris

  • Tax Law

Christopher A. Wilson

  • Tax Law

Aaron Flinn

  • Trusts and Estates


Birmingham, Ala.

Larry B. Childs

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Securities

Paul H. Greenwood

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Law

Eric T. Ray

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Jesse S. Vogtle Jr.

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Real Estate

William C. Athanas

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Kristen A. Larremore

  • Health Care Law

Colin H. Luke

  • Health Care Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Randolph H. Lanier

  • Real Estate Law


Chattanooga, Tenn.

J. Patrick Murphy

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law

Roger D. Bailey, Jr.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law


Austin, Texas

Eric J. Taube

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities

Mark C. Taylor

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Morris D. Weiss

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Kevin W. Brown

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Construction

Richard W. Harrison

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Patent

Fletcher H. Brown

  • Health Care Law


Memphis, Tenn.

Jeffrey C. Smith

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law

Denise Burke

  • Health Care Law

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