C. Dewey Branstetter , Jr. - Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison, PLC

C. Dewey Branstetter , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995

Dewey Branstetter has represented a broad range of individuals and entities, but his practice concentrates on utility and municipal issues, employment matters, and complex litigation.

Mr. Branstetter has extensive experience advising and representing utility districts, municipalities, and utility related entities such as Tennessee 811. He recently appeared before the Utility Management Review Board and successfully defended against the first ratepayer petition ever filed against a utility district in Tennessee.

Mr. Branstetter has handled many wide‐ranging employment matters for both employees and employers, including employment contracts, separation issues, and labor disputes. He regularly assists employees with non‐compete covenants, benefit issues, shareholder agreements, and severance packages. He has counseled and represented labor organizations and their individual members, most notably serving the Nashville Fire Fighters Association for over three decades.

Mr. Branstetter has argued numerous cases before the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Tennessee Court of Appeals, and the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. In addition to litigating utility and employment matters, he has successfully handled probate cases, personal injury claims, consumer protection cases, trust disputes, administrative claims, and complex cases including class actions and shareholder derivative actions.

Vanderbilt UniversityBA 1978Vanderbilt University School of LawJ.D. 1981

Office Location

150 Third Avenue South, Suite 1100
Nashville, TN 37201
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Nashville Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Labor and Employment Law of the Nashville Metro Area
C. Dewey Branstetter, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!C. Dewey Branstetter, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Litigation - Labor and Employment
Utilities Law