Alternative Dispute Resolution

Experienced, trained, and trustworthy, SRVH’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) attorneys not only represent clients as advocates in Litigation & Dispute Resolution, but work as mediators, arbitrators, and special masters to facilitate efficient ADR proceedings and provide parties with confidence that their positions, concerns, and arguments will be heard and understood.

Besides being zealous advocates for our clients, our attorneys have significant experience helping parties resolve legal disputes through ADR processes, particularly mediation and arbitration. Several of our attorneys are Rule 31-Listed General Civil Mediators by the Tennessee Supreme Court and serve as recognized neutrals within state and national bar associations. Our neutrals are skilled in general litigation and dispute resolution as well as the specific subject matters in which they focus their practices. Some also have served as discovery special masters in pending litigation.

If you need a neutral to help you efficiently resolve a dispute or assist a court in shepherding your complex case through discovery, SRVH has the right person to supervise discovery, facilitate settlement, or render a decision. Our neutrals bring valuable subject matter knowledge to claims and disputes in areas including:

  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Construction
  • Government Investigations
  • False Claims Act
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Leasing/Landlord & Tenant
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Restrictive Covenants & Trade Secrets
  • Securities
  • Taxation
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Utilities & Municipal
  • Zoning and Land Use

The following SRVH attorneys are available to serve as neutrals and have significant experience in the matters and industries identified:

Webb Campbell*: All areas of business & commercial litigation, including class actions, insurance, labor & employment, real estate, securities, trusts & estates.

John Farringer*: All areas of business and commercial litigation, including business disputes, securities litigation, banking litigation, real estate litigation, class actions, restrictive covenants and trade secrets, zoning and land use, civil rights, and government investigations.

Bill Harbison: Areas of focus include civil rights, trusts & estates, and commercial litigation.

Ryan Holt: All areas[] of business and commercial litigation, including business disputes, real estate litigation, class actions, restrictive covenants and trade secrets, zoning and land use, and antitrust

Todd Panther*: Extensive experience in construction disputes, leasing/landlord & tenant matters, real estate, and restrictive covenants & trade secrets.

Chris Sabis*^: Experienced in government investigations, False Claims Act cases, healthcare litigation, Medicare and Medicaid disputes, and white collar fraud, as well as all types of business and commercial litigation, civil rights cases, and professional liability disputes.

Carolyn Wenzel*: All areas of tax and probate and trust administration, including state and local tax disputes, family controversies, will contests, fraudulent transfer, undue influence, and breach of fiduciary duties in matters involving wills and trusts, and real property ownership disputes.

Chris Whitson: All areas of corporate and commercial matters, including sports and entertainment, financings, executive employment, and land use planning.

Whether serving as mediators, arbitrators, hearing officers, or special masters, our attorneys focus on finding common ground and creative solutions to preserve relationships and spare parties from further cost and disruption.


*Rule 31-Listed General Civil Mediator
^U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee ADR Panel Member