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About Cornelius and Collins

Many of our clients are household names whose products and services are well known. Whether the client is a Fortune 500 company, a small business, a trade organization, or an individual, our commitment and dedication to service are the same. Our reputation and success depend on the success and satisfaction of our clients.

Handling complex and often high-profile legal matters require more than just in-depth knowledge of the law. Experience, sound judgment, a focused team approach, advanced technology and a commitment to achieving client goals are paramount to success. It is through years of legal advocacy in courtrooms, boardrooms, and the community that Cornelius & Collins has built its reputation.

Cornelius & Collins has consistently received the rating of AV®, the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards from Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™, based upon the firm’s high ratings for professional legal standards, ethics, reliability, and diligence.

Cornelius & Collins has also been recognized as one of the Best Law Firms in Tennessee by U.S. News & World Report in respective practice areas and a number of the firm’s lawyers have been distinguished among the best lawyers in Nashville.

Latest News

Cornelius & Collins to Sponsor Arts Immersion 2023

C&C is proud to sponsor the Arts Immersion 2023 on May 31st from 6 to 9 pm at The Bedford located at 4319 Sidco Drive, Nashville.  Kick off the summer by celebrating the convergence of Nashville’s creative and business communities.  There will be riveting performances by local talent, a silent...

Jason Murrie Featured in Primerus Weekly

A wonderful article about our very own Jason Murrie!“As attorney Jason Murrie sees it, much of his practice is about helping clients maintain perspective. A critical part of his job is to clarify that perspective for them.”To read the full article, click the link below:“Former Baseball Player Found a Love...

Purple Martin Palooza

We are excited to announce our sponsorship with Episcopal School of Nashville’s Purple Martin Palooza! The school’s annual gala will be held on Sunday, May 7 at 5:30 PM. $75.00 per ticket. The Beale Street Blues themed event will include BBQ, Blues, a Silent Auction, a Live Auction and much...

Thomas I. Carlton, Jr.

Our dear friend, mentor, and former law partner Thomas I. Carlton, Jr. passed away on April 22, 2023, after a brief illness. Tom was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 1965 and practiced law with Cornelius and Collins for over 50 years, until his retirement in 2022.  Tom is recognized...

C&C Ranked with U.S. News

Cornelius & Collins, LLP is regionally ranked in 10 practice areas in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” (2023 Edition).  The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field and review of...

Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Series

Cornelius & Collins is pleased to honor its founding member by sponsoring the 6th Annual W. Ovid Collins, Jr. Concert Series Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra Sound Affirmations.  The concert series will be Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 4:00 pm at Creswell Middle School of the Arts and Tuesday, March 7, 2023...