Michael J. Wall

Michael J. Wall

Member
Location:
Nashville, Tennessee
Phone:
615-254-8801
Fax:
615-255-5419
Email:

Mr. Wall litigates a variety of employment and commercial disputes for the Firm's clients. His employment practice covers such areas as minimum and overtime wages, family and medical leave, discrimination, retaliation, veteran's employment protections, employee benefits, commissions, and covenants not to compete. His commercial practice includes securities, antitrust, consumer protection, and contract claims.

Mr. Wall is also active in appellate advocacy. His notable appellate cases include Petty v. Metropolitan Gov't of Nashville-Davidson Co., 687 F.3d 710 (6th Cir. 2012), Fabian v. Fulmer Helmets, Inc., 628 F.3d 278 (6th Cir. 2010), and Petty v. Metropolitan Gov't of Nashville-Davidson Co., 538 F.3d 431 (6th Cir. 2008).

Mr. Wall attended Vanderbilt University as an undergraduate and as a law student. In his final year of law school, he won the Nathan Burkan Memorial Prize for his seminar paper on copyright.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment
  • Wage and Hour
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • ERISA
  • Shareholder Derivation Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 2005
    • Honors: Won the Nathan Burkan Memorial Prize for his seminar paper on copyright
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.A. - 2002

Representative Cases

  • Petty v. Metropolitan Gov’t of Nashville-Davidson Co., 687 F.3d 710 (6th Cir. 2012)
  • Fabian v. Fulmer Helmets, Inc., 628 F.3d 278 (6th Cir. 2010)
  • Petty v. Metropolitan Gov’t of Nashville-Davidson Co., 538 F.3d 431 (6th Cir. 2008)
  • In re Nortel Networks Corp. “ERISA” Litig., No. 3:03-MDL-1537 (M.D. Tenn. Jan. 13, 2012)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association