Named: 2016 Best Lawyer's 'Lawyer of the Year' - Nashville, Product Liability; 2015 Best Lawyer's Lawyer of the Year - Nashville, Medical Malpractice; 2012 Best Lawyer's Lawyer of the Year - Nashville, Medical Malpractice. Listed: Nashville Post, Top 101 Lawyers; Mid South Super Lawyers - Top 100 in Tennessee; Top 50 Attorneys in Nashville. Best Lawyers in America (Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability); Who's Who in American Law. Top 100. Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association; Recipient: Lewis Powell Medal for Excellence in Advocacy; Distinguished Service Award. Author: "Did Someone Say Appeal? A Look at the Standard of Review," The Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2003. Frequent lecturer on Trial Practice for various organizations. Treasurer, Franklin Special School District Board of Education, Franklin, Tennessee, 1994-1997. Senior Counsel, American College of Master Advocates and Barristers. President, Tennessee Association for Justice, 2008-2009. Phi Alpha Delta. Vice-Chairman, Moot Court Board, 1986-1987. Member, National Trial Moot Court Team, (National Semi-Finalist), 1986-1987.
Nashville Bar Foundation; Tennessee Bar Foundation.
(Certified Civil Trial Specialist and Medical Malpractice Specialist, Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization) (Board Certified Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)