Buchalter Welcomes Litigation Shareholder to Nashville Office

May, 2024 - Los Angeles, California

21 May 2024 – Buchalter is excited to announce the addition of Jeffrey Melcher as Litigation Shareholder to its Nashville office. Melcher joins Buchalter from Dickinson Wright.

"Jeff’s impressive track record and breadth of experience make him an invaluable addition to our Nashville office,” said Adam Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer of Buchalter. “His ability to navigate complex legal matters and deliver favorable outcomes for clients aligns perfectly with our commitment to excellence in legal representation."

With a distinguished career spanning numerous years, Melcher is a highly skilled litigator with expertise in a wide range of legal areas. He brings with him a wealth of experience in commercial and business litigation which includes handling contract and business disputes, health care litigation, insurance matters, real estate disputes, transportation cases, labor and employment issues, and more.

"I am thrilled to be joining such a respected firm and look forward to contributing to its continued success,” said Melcher. “I am eager to collaborate with the talented team in Nashville and to provide top-notch legal representation to our clients across various industries."

Admitted and practicing in North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama, Melcher's practice focuses on representing businesses as both regional and national counsel, handling defense and coverage matters for transportation, liability, casualty, EPLI, and D&O and E&O carriers. He has successfully litigated numerous cases nationwide, including those related to health care, transportation, insurance, real estate, and employment law.

Jason Brooks, Office Managing Shareholder in Nashville, echoed Bass's sentiments, saying, "Jeff's depth of knowledge and proven track record in litigation make him a significant asset to our team. We are excited to welcome him aboard and are confident that his expertise will further bolster our ability to serve our clients' diverse needs."

Established in 2022, Buchalter’s Nashville office has recently grown to approximately 20 attorneys and moved to new space at 1 Music Circle South, Suite 300, Nashville, TN 37203. The firm, founded 91 years ago in Los Angeles CA, now has nearly 500 lawyers across 12 offices, With 17 Practice Areas encompassing a wide range of legal specialties. Buchalter has the capability to serve clients through all life cycles of business, while also offering more than 35 Industry Specialties that cater to clients in diverse sectors.