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


Walt 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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TB In the News: One Franklin Park adds HCA, law firm as tenants


We’re extremely pleased to announce that we recently signed a lease to take approximately 10,000 sf of office space One Franklin Park office building.  This move will allow us to continue to grow the law firm, reinvest in our business and focus on delivering exceptional service to our clients.  The Tennessean published the story here.  The Nashville Post published the story here.

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Thompson Burton Attorney Appears on Camera with Erin Tolbert


Thompson Burton attorney Alex Fisher was recently interviewed by nurse practitioner Erin Tolbert regarding common reasons nurse practitioners find themselves in trouble and how to avoid those mistakes. Erin is the creator of the website MidlevelU, an online hub and resource for nurse practitioners, as well as a frequent contributor on Fox News as a medical expert.

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Mid-South Super Lawyers Lists Seven Thompson Burton Attorneys as 2014 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars


Thompson Burton PLLC is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys were named to Mid-South Super Lawyers 2014 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists in five different practice areas. Both lists are very exclusive, with Super Lawyers recognizing no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state of Tennessee and Rising Stars recognizing no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state of Tennessee who are 40 years old or younger or who have been in practice less than 10 years. Ronn Steen was recognized as a Super Lawyer in Bankruptcy and Business Litigation. J.K. Simms was recognized as a Super Lawyer in Employment and Labor. Kevin Thompson was recognized as a Rising Star in Consumer Law. Walt Burton was recognized as a Rising Star in Commercial Real Estate. Cole Dowsley and Melissa Burton were recognized as Rising Stars in Business Litigation, and Phillip Young was recognized […]

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TB In the News: Thompson Burton Adds Campbell as Associate


Thompson Burton has hired Justin Campbell as an associate. Campbell, who most recently served as an associate attorney at Nashville-based firm Garfinkle, McLemore, and Young, PLLC, will aid Thompson Burton partners Ronn Steen and Phillip G. Young, Jr. in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights practice group, as well as working on other commercial litigation. Campbell has experience in representing both individual and commercial clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies. This includes representing debtors in proceedings and representing corporations and financial institutions as creditors in state court litigations, judgment enforcement, debt collection, and bankruptcy proceedings. Campbell has also worked with bankruptcy trustees to analyze cases, evaluate potential assets, and represent them in litigation. “I am very excited to have Justin on board, but my clients are even more excited,” Phillip Young, firm partner, stated in the release. “Justin is known for his excellent client service and his ability […]

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