NASHVILLE, TN -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/13 -- Waller, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm, today announced the addition of 17 new attorneys to the following key practice groups:
•Corporate (one partner and four associates); •Finance & Restructuring (two associates); •Healthcare (four associates); •Real Estate (one Of Counsel and two associates); •Trial & Appellate (one partner and two associates).
"Over the last few months, our roster of attorneys has become deeper and stronger than ever before as we continue to grow our core practice groups at Waller," said John Tishler, chairman of Waller. "It is exciting to see that we are not only attracting attorneys from the best law schools in the Southeast, but also from iconic institutions like Harvard and Stanford. We look forward to their contributions and leadership as we continue to expand our firm here in Nashville and Birmingham."
Mark Folk joins Waller as a partner with more than 25 years of experience. Folk focuses primarily on assisting healthcare providers as they establish new strategic partnerships, restructure lines of service and solidify capital for operations in response to the Affordable Care Act. Prior to joining Waller, Folk was partner and co-chair of the healthcare department for Partner Shutts & Bowen, LLP, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Folk earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Harvard College.
G. Tyson Bickley joins Waller as an associate. Bickely assists clients in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, practicing in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital financing and securities. Bickley earned his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law and his B.S., with honors, from University of Alabama.
Brent Moreland joins Waller as an associate practicing in corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions and securities. Moreland earned his J.D., with honors, from the University of Tennessee College of Law where he worked as the publications editor of Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy. Moreland also earned his B.S., magna cum laude, from University of Tennessee.
Trevor Sava joined Waller as an associate in 2012 and has practiced in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, strategic business transactions and governance issues. Sava represents clients, ranging from public companies to start-ups, in the healthcare industry as well as manufacturing and technology industries. Prior to joining Waller, Sava was an associate at McDonald Hopkins, LLC, in Cleveland, Ohio. Sava earned his J.D. from Tulane University Law School/Harvard University Law, his M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University, and his B.S., magna cum laude, from Auburn University.
Lin Ye joins Waller as an associate, advising healthcare clients in mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. Prior to joining Waller, Ye was an associate at Butler Snow/Miller & Martin, LLC, in Nashville, Tenn. Ye earned her J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law and her Bachelor of Law and Masters of Law from China University of Political Science and Law.
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