TB in the News: Thompson Burton PLLC Named Finalist in NBJ’s Best Places to Work in Nashville

bptw-logo-new-300x387-150xx300-300-0-0Thompson Burton is very pleased to announce its selection as a finalist in the Nashville Business Journal’s 2015 Best Places to Work in Nashville Honors.

Selection criteria for the honor is based on employee nominations. Employees were asked to complete an online survey conducted by Quantum Workplace. The employee survey measures 10 key engagement categories, including team effectiveness, trust in senior leaders and manager effectiveness. Responses from each question of each completed survey are compiled and evaluated. Companies are ranked and winners are chosen in each size category according to their overall composite score.

Of all of the accolades our firm has received, this award means the most. The article can be viewed here.

Thompson Burton Adds Chris Rubino as Associate in Commercial Real Estate

chrisThompson Burton has continued expanding their commercial real estate practice with the recent addition of Chris Rubino as an associate.

Prior to Thompson Burton, Rubino served as an associate attorney at New York-based firm SilvermanAcampora, LLP. He will aid Thompson Burton partner, Walt Burton, in the firm’s Commercial Real Estate practice group.

Rubino’s background involves both commercial litigation and transactional work. In the past, Rubino handled complex distressed debt transactions and large commercial real-estate deals. His diverse experience gives him a unique perspective that helps him better serve the needs of clients.

“We’re very excited to welcome Chris to the firm,” stated Walt Burton. “We’ve been looking for the right fit in this important practice area for 6-9 months. When we met Chris, we knew he was perfect for our culture.”

The Nashville Post published the story here.

TB In the News: Q&A with Thompson Burton’s Walt Burton in the Nashville Post

logo_NashvillePostWalt Burton was recently interviewed by the Nashville Post regarding how the fastest growing law firm in the State of Tennessee is different from other law firms and what he envisions for the law firm in 2015.  Burton recites that “the practice of law has avoided disruption for centuries. We think those days are rapidly coming to an end. It’s time to rethink the business model and shift to a more transparent compensation system. Law firm compensation and leadership is typically based on seniority and politics. We think compensation should be based on productivity. This model is not for everyone, but it attracts the high performers, which is good for the firm.”  We look forward to an exciting 2015!

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