W. Michael Hamilton
Location:
Nashville, Tennessee
Phone:
615-297-1932
Fax:
615-297-1986
Email:

W. Michael Hamilton practices consumer class action, product liability, and Fair Labor Standards, False Claims and Employee Retirement Income Security Act law with Provost Umphrey Law Firm Nashville, TN. He is admitted to practice in Arkansas, Tennessee, the U.S. District Courts of Nebraska, Eastern District of Arkansas, Western District of Tennessee, Middle District and Eastern Districts of Tennessee, Western District of Michigan, and Central District of Illinois, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th and 8th Circuits.

Hamilton has earned Martindale Hubbell's AV Preeminent rating, a peer review ranking him at the highest level of professional excellence.  He is a member of Taxpayers Against Fraud and selected as a Super Lawyer: Mid-Tennessee, 2014.  He is also a member of the AFL-CIO-Lawyers Coordinating Committee and the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. His previous positions include partner at Gardner, Middlebrooks, Fleming and Hamilton, P.C., United Paperworers International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC, Associate General Counsel and Of Counsel with Kaplan Brewer & Belheimer, P.A.

After completing his undergraduate degree from the University of Denver, he earned a jurisdoctor from the University of Arkansas, Leflar Law Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Areas of Practice

  • Consumer Class Actions
  • FLSA Actions
  • Product Liability
  • False Claims Act
  • ERISA

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, 1977
  • Tennessee, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit

Education

  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • J.D. - 1977
  • University of Denver
    • B.A. - 1974

Honors and Awards

  • "AV" Rating from Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Taxpayers Against Fraud
  • AFL-CIO, Lawyers Coordinating Committee
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

  • Gardner, Middlebrooks, Fleming and Hamilton, P.C., Partner
  • United Paperworkers International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC, Associate General Counsel
  • Kaplan, Brewer & Bilheimer, P.A., Of Counsel