Terry L. Hill - Manier & Herod

Terry L. Hill

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 615-742-9310

Terry L. Hill Terry Hill is a principal and Chairman of the Executive Committee at Manier & Herod. Mr. Hill received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Tennessee, and was Associate Editor of the Tennessee Law Review. He was admitted to the Bar in 1977.Mr. Hill drafted a substantial part of the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Reform Act of 1992 and many significant workers’ compensation statutes since that time. In his position as Executive Director of the Tennessee Self-Insurers’ Association, Mr. Hill has spearheaded the reform effort for Tennessee workers’ compensation law. He is Editor-in-Chief of Tennessee Workers’ Compensation: The Essential Guide, first, second, third and fourth editions. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, having received that honor each year since 1995 in the category of Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys. 

Mr. Hill was selected as one of the Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of workers’ compensation. He has been selected as an AV Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell for fifteen consecutive years. He has held seats on the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee and the Comparative Fault Advisory Committee of the Tennessee State Legislature. Mr. Hill is a member of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, where he has served as President, Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer, and has also served on the Board of Directors. He is a member of the Nashville Bar Association and has served as chairman of their Medico-Legal Committee, and is a Fellow in the Nashville Bar Foundation.

Mr. Hill has several published articles, including an article in the Insurance Law Review. He is also a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and is a member of the Defense Research Institute, in addition to having served for three years as Chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Federation of Insurance & Corporate Counsel. He is currently a member of the Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators, and is also a member of the Mid-South Workers’ Compensation Association where he previously served as Vice-President. His law practice is in workers’ compensation and insurance litigation.


Editor-in-Chief and Principal Author, 4 TENNESSEE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE (Terry L. Hill, et. al, eds. 2012).

Editor-in-Chief and Principal Author, 3 TENNESSEE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE (Terry L. Hill, et. al, eds. 2007).Editor-in-Chief and Principal Author, 2 TENNESSEE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE (Terry L. Hill, et. al, eds.).

Editor-in-Chief and Principal Author, TENNESSEE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE (Terry L. Hill, et. al, eds.).

Past Speaking Engagements & Seminars:

Speaker, 2010-2012 Workers’ Compensation Institute’s Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference (Orlando, FL).

University of TennesseeBA 1974University of Tennessee College of LawJ.D. 1977
Nashville Bar AssociationTennessee Bar AssociationTennessee Defense Lawyers AssociationWorkers' Compensation InstituteFedration of Defense and Corporate CounselTennessee Self Insurers' Association

Office Location

One Nashville Place, Suite 2200
150 Fourth Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37219
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Workers' Compensation Law - Employers of the Nashville Metro Area
Terry L. Hill has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation Law - Employers