Firm Sued in Decades-Old Property Sale

Nashville attorney Cecil Sims Irvin has sued the Bass Berry & Sims law firm as well as attorney Wilson “Woody” Sims for malpractice, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and breach of fiduciary duty -- all tied to a 1985 Williamson County land sale. Irvin alleges the transaction occurred without proper family permission and without professional land evaluation. Bass, Berry is represented by Darrell Townsend, a partner at Howell & Fisher. The Nashville Post has more