Nashville, Tenn., (January 5, 2010) – Nineteen attorneys from Bass, Berry & Sims PLC have been included in Business TN magazine’s listing of the “Best 150 Lawyers in the State of Tennessee” for 2010. This gives Bass, Berry & Sims PLC the largest representation on the list of any firm in the state. The attorneys recognized are as follows:

  • H. Lee Barfield II (Nashville) for Business Litigation
  • James H. Cheek, III (Nashville) for Securities
  • J. Page Davidson (Nashville) for Corporate
  • J. Andrew Goddard (Nashville) for Environmental
  • James C. Gooch (Nashville) for Trusts & Estates
  • John A. Good (Memphis) for Securities
  • R. Dale Grimes (Nashville) for Utility Regulation
  • L. Wearen Hughes (Nashville) for Construction
  • Paul G. Jennings (Nashville) for Bankruptcy (Business)
  • Howard H. Lamar III (Nashville) for Corporate
  • J. Richard Lodge (Nashville) for Public Policy
  • G. Mark Mamantov (Knoxville) for Public Finance
  • Cynthia Y. Reisz (Nashville) for Health Care (Regulatory)
  • Michael D. Sontag (Nashville) for Tax
  • John A. Stemmler (Memphis) for Real Estate
  • Shepherd D. Tate (Memphis) for Securities
  • Bob F. Thompson (Nashville) for Banking (Regulatory)
  • F. Mitchell Walker, Jr. (Nashville) for Securities
  • Leigh Walton (Nashville) for Health Care (Transactional)

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