SOURCE: Waller


May 24, 2013 11:14 ET

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

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - May 24, 2013) - 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

  • Corporate/M&A
    Matthew R. Burnstein, Partner
    J. Chase Cole, Partner

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

  • Healthcare
    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

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