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

(Davidson Co.)

Telephone: 615-244-6380
Telecopier: 615-244-6804

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About this office:

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.


Statement of Practice Summary:
Corporate Law; Environmental Law; Government Relations; Health Care; Intellectual Property; Labor and Employment; Real Estate; Tax; Finance & Restructuring; Government Investigations & Crisis Management; Litigation & Dispute Resolution.

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Days Late and $2.6 Million Short: The Failure to File Timely Ownership Reports is Costly
David R. Clay,Chase Cole,E. Marlee Mitchell,James "Jay" H. Nixon,Wes Scott, September 17, 2014
On Wednesday, the SEC announced that it had levied charges against (i) 28 officers, directors and major shareholders of public companies for failing to file timely reports regarding their holdings and transactions in their respective companies’ equity securities and (ii) six public companies...

September 22 Deadline Looms: Less than Three Weeks Remain to Update Business Associate Agreements under Final HIPAA Omnibus Rule
Kevin Page,Colbey B. Reagan, September 17, 2014
On January 25, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published its final HIPAA omnibus rule (“Omnibus Rule”) aimed at strengthening the privacy and security protections for health information. The year-long, extended “transition period” for covered...

12 Years after Sox, the SEC has Not Become Complacent about Compliance
Chase Cole,Andrew Edward Garrett,E. Marlee Mitchell,James "Jay" H. Nixon,Wes Scott, September 1, 2014
With the twelfth anniversary of the implementation of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 (“SOX”) swiftly approaching, it may or may not be coincidental that the SEC has been involved in several SOX-related enforcement actions recently, including (i) bringing charges against the CEO and...

Year Established: 1905

Law Firm Affiliations: STATE LAW RESOURCES, INC.

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