Southern Law Firms Rise Again

The legal business climate in the South is booming according to the National Law Journal's Southern Report. Increasingly diverse local economies are helping legal professionals across the southern region recover from the recession. Nashville especially has become the “It” town of the moment, the report states. According to the most recent National Law Journal data, the 250 largest firms in the United States had 478 offices in the Southeast. Nashville’s Waller Landsen Dortch & Davis and Bass, Berry & Sims were ranked at numbers nine and 13, respectively, as the biggest of those offices by full-time equivalents. View the full list here.