Cornelius & Collins

Whether the client is a Fortune 500 company, a small business, a trade organization or an individual, our commitment and dedication to service is the same. Our reputation and success depends on the success and satisfaction of our clients.

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We are proud to announce that four attorneys in our firm were recognized in the Super Lawyers 2016 Mid-South edition for Rising Stars:

  • Brian W. Holmes (Personal Injury Medical Malpractice:Defense)
  • Jason K. Murrie (Civil Litigation:Defense)
  • Peter C. Robison (Employment & Labor)
  • Sean C. Wlodarczyk (Business Litigation)

Cornelius & Collins is proud to announce that 8 of the firm's attorneys were selected as Best Lawyers in America© for 2017

  • Thomas I. Carlton, Jr. (Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants)
  • C. Bennett Harrison, Jr. (Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants & Professional Malpractice Law-Defendants)
  • Blakeley D. Matthews (Workers' Compensation Law-Employers)
  • Joseph R. Wheeler (Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants)
  • Rebecca Wells Demaree (Employment Law-Management)
  • Daniel P. Berexa (Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs)
  • Jay N. Chamness (Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants)
  • Stephen K. Heard (Workers' Compensation Law-Employers)



U.S. News & World report and Best Lawyers has recently released the 2017 "Best Law Firms" and Cornelius & Collins, LLP received rankings in Nashville Metropolitan area in nine practice areas.

In the Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking, the firm was ranked in three practice areas: Medical Practice Law-Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation-Defendants.

In the Metropolitan Tier 2 ranking, the firm was ranked in four practice areas Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Professional Malpractice Law-Defendants, and Workers' Compensation Law-Employers.

In the Metropolitan Tier 3 ranking, the firm was ranked in two practice areas Litigation-Bankruptcy and Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs.