Bob Boston

Described in Chambers USA as "quite possibly Nashville's best litigator"

Bob Boston is widely recognized for his experience and analytical insight in high-value matters ranging from labor and employment disputes to complex commercial litigation. Respected by opposing counsel and members of the judiciary, clients rely on Bob for both his courtroom prowess and his ability to solve problems in day-to-day matters.


Bob's Related Experience

Mortuary and cemetery business enters a challenged right of first refusal lawsuit

Represented a regional mortuary and cemetery business in a dispute involving the scope and interpretation of a purchase and sale transaction involving a challenged right of first refusal.

Restoration and disaster relief company faces employment lawsuit

Represented a national restoration and disaster relief company in an employment agreement breach and interference lawsuit.

ICC International Court of Arbitration handles coal supply contract dispute

Provided representation as panel president before the ICC International Court of Arbitration in an arbitration involving the contract dispute.

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  • J.D., with high honors, University of Tennessee College of Law, 1981
    • Order of the Coif
    • Phi Kappa Phi honor and Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternities
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1979

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits
  • U.S. District Court, multiple districts in the United States

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee


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Professional Involvement

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL)
  • Member, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
  • Fellow, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Foundations

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Community Involvement

  • Director, Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
  • At-Large Director, Duck River Development Agency
  • Director and Chairman, EAR Foundation

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