Michael Harmon

Experienced business litigator with a focus on finance

As the Chair of Waller's Banking and Investments Team, Michael Harmon routinely represents financial institutions, as well as healthcare companies, small businesses, and investors.  Michael's clients describe him as a strategic, focused advocate who is always thinking many steps ahead.  Clients value his understanding of their business objectives as he develops effective strategies for every dispute.


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Get To Know Michael

When not at work, Michael can be found with his daughters and wife or out training for his next triathlon.

Michael's Related Experience

Emergency room physicians sue HMO for inadequate reimbursements

Represented two physician emergency groups in recovering lost compensation from an HMO for services performed out of network.

Art dealer dismisses $2 million lawsuit against bank holding company

Defended a bank holding company in a $2 million lawsuit brought by an art dealer claiming the bank was responsible for an embezzlement by the dealer's bookkeeper.

Bank wins dismissal of claim of banking discrimination

Obtained dismissal of claims against Regions Bank that cited banking discrimination when Regions refused to cash checks drawn off of a potentially vulnerable customer.

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  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2008
    • Moot Court Board
    • Mock Trial Board
    • Mock Trial Competition Top Litigator
    • Lightfoot, Franklin and White Best Oralist Award
  • M.B.A., Vanderbilt University Owen School of Management, 2008
    • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • M.P.P., with distinction, Australian National University, 2002
    • Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of South Carolina, Political Science, 2001
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, All District Courts in Tennessee

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee


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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations

Community Involvement

  • Secretary, Board of Directors Valor Collegiate Academies

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