William A. Blue , Jr. - Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

William A. Blue , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Zan is one of the firm’s generalists, as well as a lead trial lawyer. He has tried many cases before juries, judges and administrative agencies in employment discrimination, union-management and employee benefits cases. Zan has presented arguments to several federal and state appellate courts. He advises companies concerning structuring the relationships with workers and clients, whether as employment, leased employee or independent contractor arrangements to minimize legal risks and provide a positive work environment. Zan advises and represents employers in union campaigns, contract negotiations and with respect to unfair labor practice allegations and corporate campaigns. Zan does extensive training programs for all levels of management concerning harassment, discrimination and union avoidance. He frequently speaks to employer groups and provides continuing legal education training for fellow lawyers. Zan is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and co-chairs the marketing function.

Bradley UniversityBA 1979Vanderbilt UniversityJ.D. 1983
Nashville Bar AssociationHarry B. Phillips Inn of CourtNashville Bar FoundationTennessee Business RoundtableTennessee Business Roundtable Judicial Selection Task ForceTennesseans for Fair & Impartial Judiciary Legislative Policy Committee - 2013 Tennessee General AssemblyHomework HotlineNashville Metro Soccer Club, LLC

Office Location

SunTrust Plaza, Suite 1010
401 Commerce Street
Nashville, TN 37219
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Nashville Metro Area
William A. Blue, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment