Thompson Burton Partner Walt Burton Interviewed by Dr. Jeff Cornwall and The Entrepreneurial Mind


Check out Thompson Burton partner, Walt Burton, talking about entrepreneurship with The Entrepreneurial Mind – Dr. Jeff Cornwall. They cover a number of important topics like the psychology of risk and the importance of culture.  They also talk a little bit about the founding of Thompson Burton PLLC.

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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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Thompson Burton In The News: TB Partner Recognized by the Nashville Business Journal as a 2014 40 Under 40 honoree


Thompson Burton partner and commercial real estate attorney, Walt Burton, has been recognized by the Nashville Business Journal as a 2014 40 Under 40 honoree.  All of the honorees were chosen by previous 40 Under 40 winners and “were deemed to be making a difference in their companies and community.”  Walt is be profiled in the March 14 edition of the Nashville Business Journal and will also be honored at a luncheon at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel that same day.  Other honorees who made the illustrious list can be found at the Nashville Business Journal.  The full question and answer session with Walt can be found here. Congratulations to Walt on this great honor!

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Thompson Burton Partner Recognized by the Nashville Business Journal as a 2014 40 Under 40 honoree


Thompson Burton partner and commercial real estate attorney, Walt Burton, has been recognized by the Nashville Business Journal as a 2014 40 Under 40 honoree.  All of the honorees were chosen by previous 40 Under 40 winners and “were deemed to be making a difference in their companies and community.”  Walt will be profiled in the March 14 edition of the Nashville Business Journal and will also be honored at a luncheon at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel that same day.  Other honorees who made the illustrious list can be found at the Nashville Business Journal.  Congratulations to Walt on this great honor!

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Thompson Burton’s New Office Space In Cool Springs Building Accommodates Law Firm Growth


We’re very pleased to announce Thompson Burton’s move into new office space, consisting of approximately 4,200 square-feet at Seven Corporate Centre in Cool Springs.  Thompson Burton, which opened its doors in April 2012, is more than doubling its current space in the same building.  “We are adding lawyers and need more square footage to accommodate the growth,” noted Walt Burton.  Kevin Thompson added, “we’ve built our practice around utilizing technology to minimize the need for excessive office space, and we continue to encourage our attorneys to work wherever they are most productive. This space continues to foster that mindset.” The firm’s new space can accommodate 10-12 lawyers.  With verbal commitments from 2 additional lawyers who are expected to start in January, 2014, the firm expects to start filling the new space very  quickly.  “We’re growing at a quick pace, but we’re continuing to be very selective regarding attorneys that we ask […]

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