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Thirty-One Waller Attorneys Recognized as "Leaders in the Field" by Chambers USA

May 24 2013 12:00AM



NASHVILLE, TN -- (Marketwired) -- 05/24/13 -- Thirty-one attorneys from Waller, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm, have been recognized as "Leaders in the Field" in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA, an annual publication that ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The number of Waller attorneys recognized is up from 24 in 2012. These rankings are driven by independent interviews with clients and members of the legal community at outside law firms.

"This is a great achievement for our attorneys," said John Tishler, chairman of Waller. "When you look at the various practice groups featured -- litigation, healthcare, financial services, environment, real estate, labor & employment, media -- and offices -- Nashville, Austin and Birmingham -- it illustrates the depth and breadth of legal expertise at Waller."

The following Waller attorneys were selected:

•Banking & Finance
Robert L. Harris, Partner
Gerald F. Mace, Partner

Matthew R. Burnstein, Partner
J. Chase Cole, Partner

Edward M. Callaway, Partner
Michael Stagg, Partner
James M. Weaver, Partner

George W. Bishop III, Partner
Brian R. Browder, Partner
Fletcher H. Brown, Partner (Austin)
J. Reginald Hill, Partner
Amanda K. Jester, Partner (Austin)
Patricia O. Powers, Counsel
G. Scott Rayson, Partner
Elizabeth N. Rogers, Partner (Austin)

•Healthcare: Government Investigations & Fraud
Sheila Sawyer, Partner
Richard Westling, Partner

•Healthcare Regulatory
Nora L. Liggett, Partner

•Labor & Employment
Marcus M. Crider, Partner
Waverly D. Crenshaw, Jr., Partner
Stanley E. Graham, Partner

•Litigation: General Commercial
Robert E. Boston, Partner
Larry Childs, Partner (Birmingham)
Paul S. Davidson, Partner
James M. Doran, Partner
Joseph A. Woodruff, Partner

•Media & Entertainment
Robb S. Harvey, Partner
E. Andrew Norwood, Partner

•Real Estate
Jeffrey A. Calk, Partner
Robert R. Campbell, Jr., Partner
Matthew T. Harris, Partner

About Waller
Waller is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with offices in Birmingham, Alabama and Austin, Texas. With approximately 200 attorneys, Waller helps clients navigate a diverse range of complex transactional, regulatory and litigation issues across myriad industries. Waller is Nashville's oldest and largest law firm. Founded in 1905, Waller has client relationships spanning decades because time and again, clients come for the lawyer and stay for the firm. For more information, please visit

Ryan Witherell

Source: Marketwire

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