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Erin Palmer Polly

Erin Palmer Polly is a partner in the firm’s Nashville office and a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation and Disputes practice group.

Prior to joining the firm, Erin served as an attorney at a full-service U.S. law firm where she worked with a myriad of clients, including a private corrections company, hospitals, physician practice groups, health care providers, companies, and individuals. 

  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV®-Preeminent™ - Peer Review Rated, 2011-2021
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Commercial Litigation, 2018-2021
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, 2018-2021
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Super Lawyer, Civil Litigation: Defense, 2018-2020
    • Mid-South Rising Star, Civil Litigation: Defense, 2010-2017
  • Benchmark Litigation, Future Star, 2021
  • The National Law Journal, Top Verdicts of 2016, $22,200,000
  • Best of the Bar, Nashville Business Journal, 2016-2020
  • Top 40 Under 40, Nashville Business Journal, 2017
  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation, 2019
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation, 2015
  • President’s Award, Nashville Bar Association, 2015
  • Legal Aid Society, Volunteer Lawyers Program Pro Bono Leadership Award, 2014
  • Nashville Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Enterprise Award, 2007
  • Maryville College Kin Takahashi Award for Young Alumni, 2006
  • Tennessee Bar Association
    • Leadership Law Program, Class of 2014
  • Nashville Bar Association
    • Past President, 2018
    • Young Lawyers Division Past President, 2014
  • Nashville Bar Foundation Board of Directors
  • Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
    • Board of Directors
    • 2019 Campaign for Equal Justice Chair
  • Tennessee Lawyer’s Fund for Client Protection
  • Harry Phillips American Inn of Court
  • Belmont University College of Law American Inn of Court
  • Lawyers’ Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter
  • Maryville College Board of Directors
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Young Leaders Council, Class 45
  • Presenter, “Litigation Alternatives,” International Trademark Association Roundtable, 21 June 2017
  • Presenter, “Making the Most of Discovery: What You Don’t Know Can Come Back to Haunt You,” Tennessee Bar Association, 7 April 2016
  • Presenter, “Making the Most of Discovery: What You Don’t Know Can Come Back to Haunt You,” Tennessee Bar Association, 2 April 2015
  • “The World Trade Organization Slips Up: A Critique of the World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Understanding Through the European Union Banana Dispute,” Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 69, 2002
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