Lela M. Hollabaugh - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Lela M. Hollabaugh

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 615-252-2348

Lela M. Hollabaugh has served as the lead trial lawyer in more than a dozen jury trials, as well as more than two dozen bench trials, arbitrations and administrative hearings. She advises leading natural gas pipeline companies on issues involving location, land acquisition, construction and operations. Hollabaugh serves as lead counsel for several pipeline projects in the southeast involving more than 200 lawsuits. She also represents leading pharmaceutical, medical device and other manufacturers in matters ranging from individual lawsuits to mass tort cases.

Hollabaugh has served in several leadership positions in legal, industry, and government organizations. She is a past-president of the Nashville Bar Association and is a past member of the International Association of Defense Counsel’s Board of Directors. She was appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2009 to the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility. The Supreme Court appointed her as Chair of the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility in 2011 and re-appointed her in that role in 2012 and 2013. Hollabaugh is also listed on the American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) Roster of Neutrals for Commercial Litigation. She holds a J.D. and B.S. (with honors) from the University of Tennessee.

The University of TennesseeJ.D. 1991The University of TennesseeBS 1988
Nashville Bar AssocaitionTennessee Board of Professional ResponsibilityInternational Association of Defense Counsel

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee

Office Location

Roundabout Plaza, Suite 700
1600 Division Street
Nashville, TN 37203
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law of the Nashville Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law of the Nashville Metro Area
Lela M. Hollabaugh has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Lela M. Hollabaugh has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Energy Law
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Other Information

Gender: Female