18 Bass, Berry & Sims Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® 2020

August 15, 2019
Best Lawyers®

Bass, Berry & Sims is pleased to announce that 18 of its attorneys were recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®  2020.

Best Lawyers® began designating “Lawyer of the Year” in the U.S. in high-profile legal practice areas in conjunction with the 15th edition (2009). Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant.

Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

Listed below are the lawyers that were honored from Bass, Berry & Sims and the area of specialty in which they were recognized.

  • Page Davidson: Best Lawyers® 2020 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Wallace W. Dietz: Best Lawyers® 2020 Litigation – Banking and Finance “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Felix R. Dowsley III: Best Lawyers® 2020 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Scott Holley: Best Lawyers® 2020 Financial Services Regulation Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Wearen Hughes: Best Lawyers® 2020 Mediation “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Stephen J. Jasper: Best Lawyers® 2020 Litigation and Controversy – Tax “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Kris Kemp: Best Lawyers® 2020 Securities / Capital Markets Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Howard H. Lamar III: Best Lawyers® 2020 Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Richard F. Mattern: Best Lawyers® 2020 Securities / Capital Markets Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis
  • Jeffrey A. Oldham: Best Lawyers® 2020 Public Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Allen Overby II: Best Lawyers® 2020 Corporate Governance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • W. Brantley Phillips, Jr.: Best Lawyers® 2020 Litigation – Health Care “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Cynthia Y. Reisz: Best Lawyers® 2020 Mergers and Acquisitions Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Todd J. Rolapp: Best Lawyers® 2020 Securities Regulation “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • John S. Seehorn: Best Lawyers® 2020 Commercial Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Scott Thomas: Best Lawyers® 2020 Litigation – Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Overton Thompson III: Best Lawyers® 2020 Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Mitchell Walker, Jr.: Best Lawyers® 2020 Corporate Compliance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville

About Best Lawyers®

For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers® has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Recognition in Best Lawyers® is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 62,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. More information can be found on the Best Lawyers® website.