Bass, Berry & Sims is pleased to announce that 36 of its attorneys were recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021. This is the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch honoring those attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice.

Knoxville Attorney
  • Richard Eiler: Health Care Law
Memphis Attorney
  • Cheyne W. Harris: Real Estate Law
Nashville Attorneys 
  • Allison Wiseman Acker: Commercial Litigation
  • Elaina S. Al-Nimri: Commercial Litigation
  • Jaime Barwig: Intellectual Property Law
  • Angela Bergman: Criminal Defense – White Collar; Health Care Law
  • Noah R. Black: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Emily A. Burrows: Intellectual Property Law
  • Stefanie P. Carter: Health Care Law
  • Michael Cottone: Tax Law
  • Alexandria Wood Davenport: Intellectual Property Law
  • Nicholas A. Deuschle: Commercial Litigation
  • John C. Eason: Health Care Law
  • Scott D. Gallisdorfer: Litigation – Securities
  • Thomas Gossett: Real Estate Law
  • Nathaniel F. Greene: Real Estate Law
  • Andrew Hard: Corporate Law
  • David W. Harper, Jr.: Banking and Finance Law
  • Johnathan D. Holbrook: Intellectual Property Law
  • Brooke Howlett: Commercial Litigation
  • Brian Irving: Commercial Litigation
  • Davis Mello: Corporate Law
  • Amy Sanders Morgan: Health Care Law
  • Brianna R. Powell: Health Care Law
  • Marc A. Rigsby: Health Care Law
  • Molly K. Ruberg: Health Care Law
  • Taylor M. Sample: Commercial Litigation
  • Jamie Gordon Steakley: Health Care Law
  • Rodrigo N. Valle: Intellectual Property Law
  • Timothy Van Hal: Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Brian K. Wilke: Corporate Law
  • Virginia Maynard Yetter: Commercial Litigation
Washington, D.C. Attorneys
  • Lindsey Brown Fetzer: Health Care Law
  • Dawn Perez-Slavinski: Health Care Law
  • Sylvia Yi: Government Relations Practice
  • Matthew D. Zapadka: Intellectual Property Law

About Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Ones to Watch awards recognize attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. The Ones to Watch recipients typically have been in practice for 5-9 years. Recognition by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch is based entirely on peer review and employs the same methodology that has made Best Lawyers the gold standard for legal rankings worldwide. More information can be found on the Best Lawyers website.