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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

The Best Lawyers in America (2024 Edition)

Cornelius & Collins, LLP is pleased to announce that 7 of our attorneys were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (2024 Edition). 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-Employer Joseph R. Wheeler                Personal Injury...

Introducing our Law Clerk, Katelyn Watlington

“I want to become a lawyer to advocate for others and use my knowledge to protect both individuals and businesses.” Katelyn was born and raised in Jackson, Tennessee. She is a lifelong Vol fan and attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville for her undergraduate education. Katelyn is now a...

C&C Employees Volunteered at Second Harvest Food Bank

We had a frozen time last Thursday at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee! Our team, with the help of a few extra friends inspected, sorted, and boxed 6,033 pounds of food which is equivalent to 5,027 meals. “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two...

Firm Patio Cookout

Yesterday, C&C hosted our First Annual Firm Patio Cookout at our new location. We had a great time filled with loved ones, delicious food, and good conversations. A special thank you to all our staff that made this possible. Happy summer!

C&C Employees take CPR Training

Recently, some of C&C Employees successfully completed and received their CPR AED certification by participating in a training course for certification of CPR AED training for adults, children and infants.  CPR AED course trains participants to give CPR and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and...

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...