Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

Law Firm in Nashville, TN

About This Firm

Clients trust Waller to help achieve their financial and strategic goals—for many it's about the relationship. They expect us to deliver, and we do. Because of our deep understanding of their markets and their objectives, and our commitment to achieving positive results, corporate leadership and boards of directors seek our counsel on a wide range of issues.

Established in 1905, Waller is one of the oldest law firms in Tennessee. With 200 attorneys serving 10 core industries, we can quickly assemble a multi-dimensional team to address almost any matter. While we may begin by assisting with one issue, many clients come back for help in several other areas as well.

They think we are genuinely nice and appreciate our responsiveness, creativity and personable approach. They recognize our dedication to community outreach and pro bono efforts. Our innovative recruiting methods ensure that they have access to a steady pipeline of talent.

Whether navigating complex compliance issues, negotiating mergers and acquisitions, demonstrating our formidable litigation skills, or closing critical real estate deals, clients view us as their go-to partner time and time again.

•Named "2012 Go-To Law Firm" by ALM, publisher of Corporate Counsel and The

National Law Journal, for:

oCorporate Transactions/Mergers & Acquisitions

oIntellectual Property


•Presented with NALP's 2012 Award of Distinction for Innovation and Recruiting


•Awarded "2012 Outstanding Legal Services with a Diverse Legal Team Award" by UPS

•Ranked among "America's Best Corporate Law Firms" by Corporate Board Member

magazine since 2000

•75 percent of Waller partners are AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell

•Honored annually by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers

•Recognized as one of the nation's largest healthcare law firms by Modern Healthcare

•Listed as one of Nashville Business Journal's Best Places to Work in 2010.

Areas of Law

  • Corporate Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Government Relations
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution.
  • Labor and Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Finance & Restructuring
  • Government Investigations & Crisis Management

Overall Client Rating

in Civil Rights, Health Care and Professional Liability
4.9 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
Quality of Service
Value for Money

  • Data based on 7 reviews
  • Recommended by 7 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 10/15/13
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People at This Firm

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Partner, Former Chair, Healthcare Department
Partner, Practice Group Leader, Real Estate
Partner, Group Leader, Healthcare Litigation
Partner, Practice Group Leader, Intellectual Property
Partner, Member of Board of Directors
Partner, Member, Board of Directors
Partner, Deputy Practice Group Leader, Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Partner, Past Co-Practice Group Leader, Real Estate
Partner, Board of Directors
Partner, Leads Home Health and Hospice Initiative
Partner, Practice Group Leader, Labor & Employment
Partner, Practice Group Leader, Corporate
Partner, Co-Practice Group Leader, Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Partner, Coordinator, Firm-wide Attorney Development
Partner, Practice Group Leader, Healthcare Compliance and Operations, Firm Pro Bono Coordinator
Partner, Past Practice Group Leader, Corporate
Partner, Practice Group Leader, Finance and Restructuring
Partner, Practice Group Leader, Tax
Partner, Chairman
Partner, Group Leader, Government Investigations/White Collar Defense
Associate, Policy Advisor

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Firm Address

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
Nashville City Center 511 Union Street, Suite 2700,
Nashville, TN 37219-1760





Office Information
Nashville City Center 511 Union Street, Suite 2700,
Nashville, TN 37219-1760


Other Offices
Birmingham Office
1901 Sixth Avenue North, Suite 1400 Birmingham, Alabama
Memphis Office
1661 International Place Drive, Suite 400 Memphis, Tennessee
Austin Office
100 Congress Avenue Austin, Texas
Birmingham, Alabama Office: Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, 1901 Sixth Avenue North, Suite 1400. Telephone: 205-214-6380. Telecopier: 205-214-8787.
Austin, Texas Office: Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Suite 2200, 100 Congress Avenue. Telephone: 512-329-9300. Telecopier: 512-328-9317.
Memphis, Tennessee Office: 1661 International Place Drive, Suite 400, 38120. Telephone: 901-288-1700. Telecopier: 901-288-1706.

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