For the second year in a row, Mike Hamilton has been named to the Mid-South Super Lawyer list by Thomson Reuters. Hamilton is located in Provost Umphrey's Nashville, Tennessee office. He joins the eight listed Texas Super Lawyers - Walter Umphrey, Bryan Blevins, Jr., Darren Brown, Joe Fisher II, J. Keith Hyde, Matthew Matheny, D'Juana Parks and James Payne, bringing the firm's total of listed lawyers to nine.
Hamilton's primary practice areas include Employee Benefits, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff and Civil Litigation: Plaintiff. Hamilton also represents whistleblowers in actions involving fraud on the government. Hamilton is currently representing a proposed class of advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants in a nationwide unpaid overtime lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs based on claims that many VA employees have been required to work off the clock for years.
Selection to this widely respected listing is based on a patented process that includes peer nominations, research and a blue-ribbon review. No more than 5 percent of lawyers in the state are chosen each year.