Bryan K. Williams



Nashville City Center | Suite 1500
PO Box 190695
511 Union Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37219

Practice Areas:

Construction Law
Consumer Protection
Health Care
Insurance Law / Insurance Defense

Nursing Home Regulation & Litigation
Personal Injury
Trucking & Transportation Law
Wrongful Death

Attorneys in Nashville, TN



Bryan Williams is a partner in Cornelius & Collins, LLP, where he has been practicing law since 1998. The focus of his practice is litigation and dispute resolution, with an emphasis on healthcare and insurance defense. Bryan is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Tennessee, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

In addition to his litigation experience, Bryan has successfully negotiated and mediated claims in a broad range of practice areas, including workers’ compensation, civil rights, landlord-tenant disputes, and personal injury cases.

Bryan received his law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law, where he served on the Moot Court Board and as President of the Environmental Law Council. Upon his graduation, Bryan received the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence in Trial Advocacy. Bryan obtained his undergraduate degree from David Lipscomb University, where he graduated an honor student with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.


Bar Admissions:

Tennessee Supreme Court
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Representative Cases:

Merlo v. Maxwell, 1999 WL 820728
  (Tenn. Ct. App. 1999)

Professional Associations & Memberships:

Tennessee Bar Association, Litigation Section,
  Vice Chair, 2001 - 2002
Tennessee Bar Association, Litigation Section,
  Chair, 2002 - 2003

Past Employment Positions:

Honorable James F. Russell, Circuit Court of
  Tennessee for 30th Judicial District at Memphis,
  TN, Judicial Clerk, 1997 - 1998


The Self-Critical Analysis Privilege: Confidential
  Information or Smoking Gun?, For the Defense,
  November, 2002
When are the Pieces at Fault? Component
  Manufacturer Liability, For the Defense,
  April, 2003


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