Bass, Berry & Sims is saddened to announce the passing of respected member Robins H. Ledyard. Rob passed away on January 21, 2022 at the age of 82. He joined the firm as a member in 1980 after a very successful career at National Life and Accident Insurance Company and at NLT Corporation where he served as general counsel and vice president for many years.
Rob earned B.A. and LL.B. degrees from Vanderbilt University, where he was an assistant editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and was named to the Order of the Coif. Throughout his decades-long legal career, he practiced corporate law with an emphasis on insurance law. Rob was a member of the American, Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations.
We extend our prayers and deepest sympathy to his family and friends. A full obituary can be found here.
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association — Corporate Section
American Bar Associations — Business Law Section
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Best Lawyers® — Nashville Insurance “Lawyer of the Year” (2011)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Corporate Law; Insurance Law (2006-2022)
Phi Delta Phi
Vanderbilt Law Review — Assistant Editor (1965-1966)