Butler Snow LLP is pleased to announce Jamie M. Thompson, W. Travis Vest and W. W. Frank Wilbert have joined the firm’s Nashville, Tennessee, office. Thompson will practice with the firm’s Labor & Employment practice group, while Vest and Wilbert will practice with the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group.
“We welcome these attorneys to Butler Snow and our Nashville office,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow. “Their skill sets and experience will provide great value to their respective practice groups and our clients.”
Jamie M. Thompson | Labor & Employment
Thompson focuses his practice on labor and employment, general civil litigation, transportation and education matters.
Thompson earned his bachelor’s degree, Master of Public Administration and Policy degree and Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee. While in law school, Thompson served as Research Editor and Staff Editor of the Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, as well as a member of the National Trial Team and the executive board of the Moot Court Board. He also completed an externship with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee and clerked for the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office. He is a member of the Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations.
Travis Vest | Commercial Litigation
Vest’s practice will primarily focus on various carrier, contract, real estate, construction, products liability and other commercial litigation matters.
Vest attended the University of Tennessee and earned his bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor, with high honors, from the institution. While in law school, he participated in the SBA Mentorship Program and UT Law Pro Bono program. Vest was also the recipient of the C.A.L.I. Awards in a number of categories.
W.W. Frank Wilbert | Commercial Litigation
Wilbert brings nearly two decades of experience representing individual and corporate clients, including clients in intellectual property, commercial, tort, real estate, banking, trucking, insurance and construction litigation matters.
Wilbert earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He is a member of the Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations and a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation. Wilbert has been honored with the Highest Professional AV Rating (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell®, received AVVO 10.0 Superb Rating and has been recognized as a Mid-South Super Lawyer®. He has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Nashville Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, as well as a former associate member of the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court and a former master level member of the Belmont University College of Law Inn of Court.
Butler Snow’s Labor & Employment attorneys represent private and public sector employers throughout the United States in every aspect of the employment relationship. At the core of the firm’s employment practice is a philosophy that preventive advice and action are the most efficient means for resolving and preventing workplace disputes. Butler Snow excels in providing counseling, training, litigation defense, traditional labor relations representation, and immigration services for employers.
Butler Snow’s Commercial Litigation practice group possesses experience across a breadth of commercial disputes, including business and shareholder disputes, real estate and oil and gas litigation, insurance claims and coverage, director and officer liability and failed financial institution litigation, breach of contract, breach of warranty, consumer protection, unfair competition, UCC and sales litigation, administrative bid protests, RICO, securities and bankruptcy cases, as well as related class actions. Led by some of the firm’s most experienced trial lawyers, who have gained regional and national reputations for successfully handling complex commercial litigation, the well-seasoned group is prepared to handle negotiations, settlements and alternative dispute resolution to reach the best client outcomes.