Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

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Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP 

Size of Organization: 177
Year Established: 1905
Web Site: http://www.wallerlaw.com

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

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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.

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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
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Highest number of cases by Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP:
Labor and Employment (116 cases in past two years)
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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP: 73
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Total number of Client Reviews for Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP: 3

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