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Waller Tops Tennessee Private Wealth Category in Chambers High Net Worth Guide
Waller, July 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Aaron B. Flinn, Richard A. Johnson and G. Michael Yopp, tax attorneys in Waller’s Nashville office, have been recognized in the 2019 edition of the Chambers High Net Worth guide. Waller is the only Tennessee law firm to receive a top ranking (Band 1) in the publication, and Johnson and Yopp were two of only three Tennessee practitioners honored with Band 1 rankings...

Waller Named One of Nations Best Law Firms for Women in 2019 by Working Mother Magazine
Waller, July 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP has been recognized again as one of the top law firms for women by Working Mother in the magazine’s 12th annual “Best Law Firms for Women” list. The magazine collaborated with the ABA Journal in compiling the 2019 list of 60 firms that promote women’s advancement by using best practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting and developing women lawyers...

Ken Marlow joins board of directors of Nashville Health Care Council
Waller, June 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

NASHVILLE, TENN. – W. Kenneth “Ken” Marlow, chairman of the Healthcare Department for Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Nashville Health Care Council for 2019-2020. Robert A. Frist Jr., co-founder, CEO, president and chairman, HealthStream, begins a two-year term as chairman of the board...

Chambers names Waller a top firm for associate satisfaction, opportunities
Waller, June 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller has been spotlighted as one of the leading law firms in the country when it comes to recruiting, retaining and supporting new associates...

Nine attorneys named to Nashville Business Journal's Best of the Bar 2019; Conner given Lifetime Achievement Award
Waller, May 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Nine attorneys from Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, have been honored as part of the Nashville Business Journal’s 2019 Best of the Bar. Best of the Bar showcases Nashville’s leading lawyers and corporate counsel...

Waller adds two veteran healthcare attorneys
Waller, April 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

​​Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP has announced the addition of attorneys Andrea Rigali Cunha and Molly A. Huffman to the firm’s nationally recognized healthcare department. Cunha and Huffman will focus on healthcare transactions, operations and regulatory compliance matters involving investor-owned and not-for-profit healthcare providers and organizations.

Chambers to recognize 40 Waller attorneys spotlight national healthcare practice
Waller, April 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Forty Waller attorneys across 14 practice areas were recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA, an annual publication that ranks law firms and lawyers through independent interviews with clients and members of the legal community at outside law firms.

Waller Expands Use of SimplyAgree Transactional Platform to Offer Clients an Improved and Cost-Effective Closing Experience
Waller, April 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, private equity and real estate industries, and SimplyAgree, a provider of signing and closing technology for transactional attorneys, are pleased to announce that the firm is expanding its use of the SimplyAgree platform to support transactions across the firm’s many practice groups, inc

Waller's Andre J Bahou Named to Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Waller, March 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

The Million Dollar Advocates Forum has announced that Waller attorney Andre J. Bahou of Brentwood, Tennessee, has been certified as a life member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Waller Boosts Corporate Practice with Key Hires
Waller, March 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a full-service corporate law firm with industry-leading experience in healthcare transactional matters, recently announced the addition of five attorneys focused on private equity investments, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Joining the firm’s Corporate practice in Nashville are Alexandra Badalamenti, William J...

Waller advises Houston-based Emergigroup Physician Associates PA Acquired by American Physician Partners
Waller, January 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Emergigroup Physician Associates, PA (EGPA) which provides emergency medicine management services for 15 Houston Methodist hospitals and emergency care facilities was acquired on January 7, 2019 by American Physician Partners (APP), a leader in emergency medicine and hospital medicine practice management services.

Waller Elects Five New Partners
Waller, January 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, technology, retail and hospitality industries, elected five partners from the firm’s Healthcare Compliance & Operations, Finance & Restructuring Corporate, and Litigation & Dispute Resolution practices.

Key lateral hires build on Wallers strengths in Nashville Birmingham
Waller, December 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, technology, retail and hospitality industries, has made a number of key lateral hires in Nashville and Birmingham, strengthening the firm in several practice areas. Bethany A...

52 Waller Attorneys Recognized on Mid-South Super Lawyers list
Waller, November 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Nashville, TN ­– Fifty-two attorneys from Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP were selected by their peers and researchers for recognition in Mid-South Super Lawyers®. Attorneys representing Waller's offices in Birmingham, Chattanooga, Memphis and Nashville were among those honored.

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP Ranked in 2019 US News Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" List
Waller, November 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

For the ninth consecutive year, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP was nationally recognized in the 2019 "Best Law Firms" rankings published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America©...

Tennessee Blockchain Summit to Define the States Strategy for Blockchain Technology
Waller, October 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Tennessee Blockchain Summit convenes today, bringing together business leaders and officials from across the state to help define Tennessee’s strategy for blockchain technology and develop an action plan to strengthen the blockchain community in Tennessee...

Waller adds depth and experience with six attorneys in Austin Nashville
Waller, October 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, technology, retail and hospitality industries, has added a number of attorneys to bolster teams across the firm’s key practice areas. Evan J. Atkinson and Jase A. Burner have joined the firm’s Austin office, while Mike Brett, Stacey Harlow, Danielle Johns and J...

First Farmers and Merchants Corporation completes purchase of First Tennessee branch office in Nashville
Waller, September 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

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Best Lawyers in America 2019 Recognizes 72 Waller Attorneys
Waller, August 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Seventy-two attorneys from Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 (Levine Leichtman Capital Partners). Waller attorneys were recognized by Best Lawyers in 60 distinct practice areas with many attorneys recognized in multiple areas...

Working Mother Ranks Waller among Top Law Firms for Women
Waller, July 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP today was named one of the top law firms for women by Working Mother in the magazine’s 11th annual “Best Law Firms for Women” list. The magazine collaborated with the ABA Journal in compiling the 2018 list of 60 firms that promote women’s advancement and are increasing women’s representation throughout the firm...

Waller Tax Partners Aaron Flinn Richard Johnson and Mike Yopp Recognized in Chambers 2018 High Net Worth Guide
Waller, July 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Aaron B. Flinn, Richard A. Johnson and G. Michael Yopp, tax attorneys in Waller’s Nashville office, have been recognized in the 2018 edition of the Chambers High Net Worth guide. Waller is the only Tennessee law firm to receive a top ranking (Band 1) in the publication, and Johnson and Yopp were two of only three Tennessee practitioners honored with Band 1 rankings...

Government Affairs Attorney Nicole Osborne Joins Waller
Waller, July 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, announced today that veteran government affairs attorney and lobbyist Nicole Osborne has joined the firm’s Government Relations practice...

Middle-market deal lawyer joins Waller in Chattanooga
Waller, May 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

R. Tyler Hand, a veteran transactional attorney with extensive middle-market experience, has joined Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, the law firm announced today. Hand joins Waller�s Chattanooga office which opened in March 2018 with the arrival of a prominent team for M&A, private equity and mezzanine finance.

Chambers USA Recognizes 37 Waller Attorneys; Cites National Healthcare Status
Waller, May 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, announced today that 37 of its attorneys across 12 practice areas were ranked in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA, an annual publication that ranks law firms and lawyers across the United States through independent interviews with clients and members of the legal community at outs

SmartFinancial Inc Completes Acquisition of Southern Community Bank
Waller, May 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. and TULLAHOMA, Tenn., May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartFinancial, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee (�SmartFinancial�) (Nasdaq:SMBK), parent company of SmartBank, today announced the completion of its previously-announced merger with Tennessee Bancshares, Inc...

Waller advises Southern Community Bank in merger by SmartFinancial Inc.
Waller, May 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

SmartFinancial, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee (“SmartFinancial”) (Nasdaq:SMBK), parent company of SmartBank, today announced the completion of its previously-announced merger with Tennessee Bancshares, Inc., Tullahoma, Tennessee (“Tennessee Bancshares”), as well as the merger of Southern Community Bank, the bank subsidiary of Tennessee Bancshares, with and into SmartBank...

Healthcare Management Partners Leads Successful Sale of Nine Senior Care Facilities
Waller, April 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Healthcare Management Partners, LLC (HMP), acting as the court-appointed receiver, has closed the sale of substantially all assets pertaining to nine senior care facilities which were placed in receivership on January 20, 2017, by the United States District Court for New Jersey in response to a complaint brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission...

Waller named No1 firm in the South on American Bar Association's annual Health Law section
Waller, April 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

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Nine attorneys named to Nashville Business Journal's Best of the Bar 2018
Waller, April 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Nine attorneys from Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, were honored as part of the Nashville Business Journal’s 2018 Best of the Bar Awards. The Best of the Bar Awards showcase Nashville’s leading lawyers and corporate counsel...

Three attorneys named to Nashville Business Journal's Power Leaders in Commercial Real Estate
Waller, April 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Three attorneys from Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, were honored as part of the Nashville Business Journal’s 2018 Power Leaders of Commercial Real Estate.

Ken Marlow part of inaugural class for Nashville Business Journal's Health Care Awards
Waller, April 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

NASHVILLE, TENN. – W. Kenneth “Ken” Marlow, chairman of the Healthcare Department for Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, has been named to the inaugural class for the Nashville Business Journal’s Health Care Awards program...

Waller Boosts National Healthcare Regulatory Practice with the Hiring of Former CHS VP and Associate General Counsel
Waller, April 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, announced today that veteran attorney Jesse C. Neil has joined the firm’s national Healthcare Compliance and Operations practice as a partner in Nashville...

Waller Elects Three Partners to Board of Directors
Waller, March 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, technology, retail and hospitality industries, today announced that J.D. Thomas was elected to serve on the firm’s six-member Board of Directors. Additionally, veteran Waller partners Jay Nixon and Travis Parham were re-elected for two-year terms...

Waller Adds Prominent Team for M&A Private Equity and Mezzanine Finance
Waller, March 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Four attorneys known for their extensive transactional experience have joined Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, the law firm announced today. Roddy Bailey, Pat Murphy, Jimar Sanders and Nathan Hertzog focus on middle market transactions involving private equity sponsors, venture capital investments and mezzanine financing...

Waller Elects Nine New Partners
Waller, January 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP elected nine partners from the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Corporate, Labor & Employment, Intellectual Property, Healthcare Compliance & Operations, and Finance & Restructuring practices. “We are honored to welcome such a diverse and talented group to the partnership,” said Waller chairman Matt Burnstein...

Waller Recruits Leading Alcoholic Beverage Law Team to Bolster Retail and Hospitality Depth
Waller, January 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Adding a veteran team of attorneys to support its roster of hospitality and retail clients, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP announced today that William T. Cheek III, Robert D. Pinson, Olatayo O. “Tayo” Atanda, and Kimberly Faye have joined the firm’s Nashville office...

Waller Recruits Leading Alcoholic Beverage Law Team to Bolster Retail and Hospitality Depth
Waller, January 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Adding a veteran team of attorneys to support its roster of hospitality and retail clients, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP announced today that William T. Cheek III, Robert D. Pinson, Olatayo O. “Tayo” Atanda, and Kimberly Faye have joined the firm’s Nashville office...

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP Ranked Top Health Law Firm in the South by the American Bar Associations Health Law Section
Waller, December 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis, LLP, one of the nation’s leading law firms serving the healthcare industry, was recognized by The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Health Law Section and Becker’s Hospital Review, as the #1 law firm in the South in their Annual Regional Law Firm Recognition List...

71 Waller Attorneys Recognized by SuperLawyers
Waller, November 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP elected nine partners from the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Corporate, Labor & Employment, Intellectual Property, Healthcare Compliance & Operations, and Finance & Restructuring practices. “We are honored to welcome such a diverse and talented group to the partnership,” said Waller chairman Matt Burnstein...

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP ranked in 2018 "Best Law Firms"
Waller, November 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

For the ninth consecutive year, Waller was nationally recognized in the "Best Law Firms" rankings published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. With more than 230 attorneys in Austin, Birmingham, Memphis and Nashville, Waller earned rankings in 72 of the 74 curated practice areas covered by the 2018 Edition of "Best Law Firms," with every office receiving top tier recognition...

Waller Tax Partners Richard Johnson and Mike Yopp Recognized in Chambers 2017 High Net Worth Guide
Waller, September 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Richard A. Johnson and G. Michael Yopp, veteran tax attorneys in Waller’s Nashville office, have been recognized in the 2017 edition of the Chambers High Net Worth guide. Waller is the only Tennessee law firm to receive a top ranking (Band 1) in the publication, and Johnson and Yopp were the only Tennessee practitioners honored with Band 1 rankings.

Waller Names Paula Torch Executive Director of Healthcare Department
Waller, August 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, announced that Paula Torch has been named executive director of the firm's healthcare department...

Best Lawyers in America 2018 Recognizes 65 Waller Attorneys
Waller, August 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Sixty-five attorneys from Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. Waller attorneys were recognized by Best Lawyers in 57 distinct practice areas with many attorneys recognized in multiple areas. Attorneys representing each of Waller's four offices in Austin, Birmingham, Memphis and Nashville were among those honored...

Chambers-Associate Gives Waller Top Ranking in Healthcare Three Additional Categories Related to Associate Satisfaction
Waller, July 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, has been named a “Top Ranked” firm for healthcare, an honor given to only 14 firms nationwide by Chambers-Associate, a reliable source for law firm and individual practice and partner rankings and a division of the Chambers & Partners brand.

Marc Adesso Joins Waller's Corporate Securities Practice
Waller, July 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, announced today that securities attorney Marc J. Adesso has joined the firm's Nashville office. Adesso advises issuers, underwriters, hedge funds and other market participants in a full range of capital markets transactions...

Waller Receives Top Honors from Modern Healthcare and the American Health Lawyers Association for its Healthcare Practice
Waller, July 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare industry, recently received a top 10 ranking from Modern Healthcare. The law firm, which has more than 230 attorneys across offices in Austin, Birmingham, Memphis and Nashville, also received “Top Honors” from the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA).

Waller Adds Prominent Employment Attorney to Top-Ranked Tennessee Labor and Employment Practice
Waller, July 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, announced today that veteran attorney Michael L. Russell has joined the firm’s national Labor and Employment practice as a partner in Nashville...

Waller Adds Two Veteran Attorneys to Support Robust Healthcare Transactional Private Equity and Venture Capital Practices
Waller, June 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, announced today that healthcare transactional attorneys Tyson Bickley and James Saling have joined the firm’s Nashville office...

Nashville Business Journal Names Eight Waller Attorneys Best of the Bar
Waller, May 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Eight attorneys from Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, were honored as part of the Nashville Business Journal’s 2017 Best of the Bar Awards. The Best of the Bar Awards showcase Nashville’s leading lawyers and corporate counsel...

Waller Goes on Board as Legal Sponsor for Newly Formed Tennessee Center for Family Business
Waller, May 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller is the exclusive legal sponsor for the newly formed The Tennessee Center for Family Business (TNCFB). TNCFB is a diverse community of family business owners working together to grow their businesses through relationships, education and successful generational transition. Waller is joined by KraftCPAs and Capital Bank as founding sponsors.


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