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Waller Sets Record With 86 Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A total of 86 attorneys from Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 (Levine Leichtman Capital Partners).

Waller attorneys were recognized by Best Lawyers in 62 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.

More than a dozen attorneys were named to the list for the first time.

In addition, 10 Waller attorneys were named "Lawyer of the Year" for specific practice areas in their respective cities:

  • Austin
  • Chattanooga
  • Nashville

"Best Lawyers relies entirely on peer review voting so we're extremely pleased to receive this recognition from our colleagues," said Waller chair Matt Burnstein. "The fact that roughly two-thirds of our partners were selected for this honor underscores our commitment to client service and the depth of talent and experience throughout our five offices."

Following is a complete list of the Waller attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020.

Austin, Texas

  • Fletcher H. Brown
  • Kevin Brown
  • Rick Harrison
  • Eric J. Taube

Birmingham, Alabama

  • William "Bill" C. Athanas
  • Larry B. Childs  
  • Colin H. Luke

Chattanooga, Tennessee

  • Roddy Bailey
  • Pat Murphy

Memphis, Tennessee

  • Denise D. Burke
  • Al Bright, Jr.
  • G. Robert "Bob" Morris
  • Wes Scott

Nashville, Tennessee

  • Stephen C. Baker
  • Mark M. Bell 
  • George W. Bishop III
  • Robert E. Boston
  • James B. Bristol
  • Brian R. Browder
  • Alexander B. Buchanan
  • Matthew R. Burnstein
  • Jeffrey A. Calk
  • Edward M. Callaway
  • Robert "Bo" R. Campbell, Jr.
  • William T. Cheek III
  • John D. Claybrook
  • Ryan Cochran
  • Chase Cole
  • Lew Conner
  • Marcus M. Crider
  • Walter H. Crouch
  • Paul S. Davidson
  • Ames Davis
  • James M. Doran, Jr.
  • Christopher S. Dunn
  • Derek W. Edwards
  • Robert P. Felber, Jr.
  • Carla F. Fenswick
  • John E.B. Gerth
  • Stanley E. Graham
  • J. Leigh Griffith
  • Michael T. Harmon
  • Robert L. Harris
  • Robb S. Harvey
  • David C. Head
  • Philip F. Head
  • E. Brent Hill
  • Richard T. Hills
  • Richard A. Johnson
  • J. Steven Kirkham
  • Neil B. Krugman
  • David E. Lemke
  • Theodore W. Lenz
  • Nora L. Liggett
  • Kim Harvey Looney
  • Gerald F. Mace
  • W. Kenneth Marlow
  • E. Marlee Mitchell
  • Donald R. Moody
  • Tera Rica Murdock
  • Andrew S. Naylor
  • Walter H. Neilsen
  • James H. Nixon III
  • E. Andrew Norwood
  • W. Travis Parham
  • John Park
  • Michael R. Paslay
  • Thomas H. Peebles IV
  • Mark W. Peters
  • MaryEllen S. Pickrell
  • Patsy Powers
  • G. Scott Rayson
  • Colbey B. Reagan
  • L. Hunter Rost, Jr.
  • Tonya W. Scharf 
  • Brandon M. Schirg
  • Michael K. Stagg
  • Donald B. Stuart 
  • J.D. Thomas
  • John C. Tishler
  • Beth E. Vessel
  • I.C. "Jack" Waddey, Jr.
  • James M. Weaver
  • Jennifer L. Weaver
  • G. Michael Yopp

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