Tennessee – The publishers of Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers magazine
have named Provost Umphrey attorney W. Michael Hamilton to the 2018 list of
top lawyers in the Mid-South, a designation he has earned annually since 2014.
Mr. Hamilton heads the Nashville office of
Provost Umphrey L.L.P. and primarily focuses on legal issues related to
employee benefits, which earned him the Super Lawyers honors. He also handles
plaintiffs’ personal injury and civil litigation. His clients include
whistleblowers alleging government fraud and consumers in class actions, as
well as product liability claims and matters involving the Fair Labor Standards
and False Claims Acts.
Mr. Hamilton joins nine Provost Umphrey
attorneys named to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list. To learn more about the
individual honorees, please visit: http://www.provostumphrey.com/attorneys.
Hamilton is currently representing VA nurse practioners and physician
assistants involved in an unpaid overtime lawsuit, a case that received
class-action status this year. In another notable success, he secured a $5.8
million verdict on behalf of Tyson Foods employees in a back-pay compensation
lawsuit and defeated a motion for a new trial. The case went all the way to the
U.S. Supreme Court, where the justices upheld the lower court decision for the
the Mid-South Super Lawyers listing, no more than 5 percent of lawyers in the
region are chosen by the research team annually. Selections are made through an
extensive process, including a statewide survey of attorneys, an independent
research evaluation of candidates and peer review by lawyers in the applicable