Thomas C. Corts

Partner

Mr. Corts practices in all areas of tort litigation, mediation and arbitration.

Mr. Corts has over 42 years of legal experience.  He represents various insurance companies in a variety of matters, including coverage disputes and representation of their insureds in various civil litigation matters, which include: products liability, accidents, and legal and medical malpractice.

In 1990, prior to the state required mediation practice, Mr. Corts organized a group of experienced Nashville trial lawyers to act as mediators and arbitrators.  Many of these attorneys now devote their entire practice to mediation.  Mr. Corts has been used frequently as a mediator and arbitrator for over 25 years.

  • Has represented over 100 lawyers and law firms in claims of legal malpractice
  • Has represented numerous servers of alcoholic beverages in DRAM shop litigation
  • Represents hospitals and physicians in medical malpractice actions

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Courtney Crippen Lawrence
615.780.7506
clawrence@ortalekelley.com

EDUCATION

University of Tennessee
B.S. History
Juris Doctorate

MEMBERSHIPS AND ACCOLADES

  • 2010 to Present – Best Lawyers in America in Areas of Arbitration, Mediation and Personal Injury Litigation
  • 1988 to 1990 Board of Directors for Nashville Bar Association
  • Honorary Member National Walking Horse Association
  • Little League Baseball Coach for 20 Years
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated Since 1985