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Webb Campbell’s business litigation practice focuses on representing companies and individuals in shareholder and corporate governance lawsuits, insurance coverage disputes, breach of contract and employment matters, business torts involving fraud and enforcement of restrictive covenants, and plaintiffs’ recovery cases in the area of antitrust. As a veteran trial lawyer with over three decades of experience spanning a wide range of high-stakes matters, Mr. Campbell also teams regularly with national firms in class action securities litigation and other complex disputes based in Tennessee. In addition to his state and federal trial and appellate work, Mr. Campbell is an experienced advocate in all forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediations and arbitrations. He is listed as a Rule 31 Mediator by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission established by the Tennessee Supreme Court, and also serves as an arbitrator in business cases. Mr. Campbell has served as head of the firm’s litigation practice group and has also served on its management and compensation committees. Following law school, Mr. Campbell clerked for the Honorable John T. Nixon, former Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Location

  • 150 Third Avenue South, Suite 1100
    Nashville, TN 37201

Education

  • University of Mississippi , graduated 1984
  • Wake Forest University, graduated 1981

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Mississippi, The Mississippi Bar

Affiliations

  • American Baptist College - Member, Board of Trustees
  • Exchange Club of Nashville - Member and Past President
  • International Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • Nashville Bar Association Board of Directors - Former Member
  • Nashville Bar Association Federal Court Committee - Former Chair
  • Nashville Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • Park Center - Chair, Board of Directors
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • The Family Center - Past Board Chair
  • Wake Forest University Parents Council - Former Member

Federal Clerkships

  • United States District Court

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Litigation - Securities Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - Securities

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Securities, Nashville (2017)
  • Litigation - Securities, Nashville (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Litigation - Securities
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Special Focus

  • Business Disputes
  • Civil Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Complex Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Securities

Awards:

  • Benchmark Litigation Tennessee Litigator of the Year 2012
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (Litigation)
  • Woodward/White: The Best Lawyers In America 2012 and 2017 Lawyer of the Year (Litigation - Securities)
  • Super Lawyers (Tennessee Top 100) (Nashville Top 50)
  • Nashville Business Journal Best of the Bar
  • Woodward/White: The Best Lawyers In America (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Securities Litigation)

"Webb Campbell has served for many years as my company's primary legal resource with respect to insurance coverage and other corporate issues. State Volunteer provides medical professional liability insurance to physicians in Tennessee and contiguous states, and the issues we submit to Webb are often novel and complex. We have been extremely pleased with his timely and accurate advice and would highly recommend him and his team at Sherrard & Roe."

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