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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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 Partner, Kevin Thompson, Interviewed on Bloomberg TV Regarding Publicly Traded MLM Company, Herbalife


Thompson Burton PLLC partner, Kevin Thompson, appears on Bloomberg News this afternoon to discuss Bill Ackman’s continued assault on publicly traded MLM company, Herbalife.  Video can be viewed above or by clicking here.

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TB In the News: Southern/Alpha Features Thompson Burton PLLC as the First Law Firm in Tennessee (and one of the first nationally) to Accept Bitcoin as Payment


It seems contradictory doesn’t it? A well-known law firm in Nashville, Tennessee is the first law firm in Nashville, and among the first nationally, to accept Bitcoin in exchange for law practice. According to Kevin Thompson of Thompson Burton, accepting BTC is a practical decision for the firm and opens up new opportunities for both local and international clients. “We want to make it easier for clients to do business with us,” Kevin said in an interview with Southern/Alpha. “With some of our international clients, they’re starting to transact via BTC. With zero processing fees, why would we not accept BTC? In order to protect ourselves from any value fluctuations, we liquidate the BTC the moment we receive them. I’m confident that it’s only a matter of time before BTC values stabilize once the global transaction volume increases.” Click here to continue reading this story at Southern/Alpha.

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