Burr & Forman Names Tucker Herndon Nashville Office Managing Partner
NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 16, 2018 - Burr & Forman announces that partner Tucker Herndon has been named the firm's Nashville office managing partner. As such, he will lead the continued growth of the Nashville office for one of the largest law firms in the Southeast. He assumes the role from Stephen Price, who served in this role for a three-year tenure and returns to his full-time practice in the Labor & Employment practice group.
"Over the last three years, Stephen has helped build the momentum and success our Nashville office is experiencing today, increasing our presence and leading the construction and expansion of our new office space. We are immensely thankful for his leadership and dedication to the firm," said Burr & Forman Chief Executive Officer Ed Christian. "Tucker is a dynamic leader who has been instrumental in the growth of our Nashville practice and will lead the office by building on the foundation laid by Stephen, extending our services to more businesses and strategic partners in Tennessee and throughout our region."
Herndon is a partner in the firm's Lending practice group with a focus on commercial lending and creditors' rights, representing financial institutions and borrowers in loan documentation, foreclosures, and loan and real estate transactions. His practice also includes regulatory compliance and representing clients in the beverage industry on matters including licenses and permits
"Tucker has been an integral part of our team here, helping drive the strategic direction of our Nashville office and is a natural for the office managing partner role," stated Stephen Price. "Tucker understands the firm's commitment to Nashville's growing business sector and our firm clients, but also its commitment to the Nashville community. I am very excited about the future for Burr & Forman here in Nashville."
Herndon's transition into the office managing partner role fits in line with the firm's focus on succession planning and grooming the next generation of firm leaders.
Herndon, based in Nashville, is actively involved in the Nashville ProBono Program, offering pro bono legal services to clients in need. In addition, he volunteers as legal counsel to elderly and low-income individuals and families whom are affected by foreclosures, often working with banks to help those families save their homes. He is also the current president of the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Foundation and involved in the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce.
Herndon is a member of both the Nashville and the Tennessee State Bar Associations. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi and his law degree from the Nashville School of Law.
For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP's experienced legal team has served clients with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with 300 attorneys and 12 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.