Keith Williams

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Nashville, TN

Keith Williams Law Group
 | 511 Union Street, Suite 1820
Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: 1-866-820-4457
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (30%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (30%)
Attorney Profile

Tennessee Injury Attorney Keith Williams provides dedicated representation to clients in accident, injury and wrongful death cases. The founder of Keith Williams Law Group and Partner of Lannom & Williams Trial Attorneys, he has more than 24 years of experience helping clients in Nashville, Lebanon and Middle Tennessee.

Keith has taken hundreds of cases to trial and won numerous large awards or settlements for his clients. In a Sumner County jury trial, Keith obtained $14.6 and 6.2 million settlements for car accident victims. He has also handled cases involving airplane crashes and confidential settlements against commercial trucking companies.

Keith is certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has earned recognition from a number of professional organizations. He holds a peer review rating of AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating. Keith is a Top 100 Trial Lawyer and has an AVVO rating of Superb.

Keith is an active advocate for the rights of injured people in a number of professional and legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the Tennessee Association for Justice and the Public Justice Foundation. He is the author of "The Consumers' Guide to a Tennessee Accident or Personal Injury Case," a guide for victims of injury accidents.

When he's not in the courtroom, Keith is in demand as a speaker across the country for Legal Seminars from auto accidents to aviation disasters and also in 3rd party trucking liability topics.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Transportation/Maritime (30%)

Aviation and Aerospace (30%): Aviation

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Aviation and Aerospace: Aviation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Keith Williams

Admitted: 1993, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: http://www.keithwilliamslawgroup.com/keith-williams/

Honors and Awards:

  • Received the industry recognition of his peers by achieving the Martindale-Hubbell “Preeminent” Peer Review
  • AVVO Rating of 10 (Superb)
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers Award
  • Listed in the 19th, 20th and 21st  Editions of Best Lawyers in the United States
  • Recognizing body of work and success in the area of Products Liability in the MidSouth area., 2013/14, Products Liability: Nashville, Best Lawyers in America
  • Named Best Lawyer: Nashville Area 2012/2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Served as Chair of the Aviation law Section of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) , 2015
  • TAJ Circle of Advocates, Member
  • Past President of the Tennessee Association for Justice (TAJ), serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Governors of the TAJ
  • Public Justice Foundation, Member
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member
  • Lawyers Involved for Tennessee (LIFT) Contributing Member

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Establishing Liability for 3rd Party Brokers in Trucking Cases, Speaker, Establishing Liability for 3rd Party Brokers in Trucking Cases, North Dakota Association for Justice, 2014
  • Determining Liability in Trucking Cases, Speaker, Determining Liability in Trucking Cases, Mississippi Association for Justice, 2014
  • Federal Rules of Evidence in Aviation Cases, Speaker/Panel Member, Federal Rules of Evidence in Aviation Cases, American Bar Association, 2014
  • Establishing Liability for 3rd Party Brokers in Trucking Cases, Speaker, Establishing Liability for 3rd Party Brokers in Trucking Cases, Kentucky Association For Justice, 2014
  • Proving Freigh Broker Liability in Tractor Trailer Cases, Speaker, Proving Freight Broker Liability in Tractor Trailer Cases, Tennessee Association for Justice - Annual Review, 2013
  • Holding the Broker Liable in 18-Wheeler Cases, Speaker/Webinar, Holding the Broker Liable in 18-Wheeler Cases, Tennessee Association for Justice, 2013
  • FDA Advises Consumers Not To Use Certain Zicam Cold Remedies
  • Lawsuits in Tennessee to Address Secondary Infection Caused by Tainted Steroid
  • Medical Malpractice and Children - 20 Tips to Help Prevent It
  • Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Meningitis and How to Avoid Them
  • Airline Safety – Should Passengers Be Concerned
  • 10 Common Myths About Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases
  • Wrote the book on personal injury, penning "The Consumers' Guide to a Tennessee Accident or Personal Injury Case", a comprehensive guide for victims of injury accidents

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Keith"s client was awarded a $14,680,000 jury verdict in Bedford County, Tennessee after a four day trial.  The record verdict was as a result of a collision between an auto and his client who was riding a motorcycle., 2016
  • Keith obtained an $8,000,000 settlement for his young client who was hit by a tractor trailer and severely injured. Part of this recovery was made against the 3rd Party Freight Broker as well as the trucking company., 2013
  • After trial, Keith won a $591,000 jury verdict for his McMinnville Tennessee client injured when a truck hit her vehicle., 2010
  • $6,200,000 verdict in car accident case representing a mother who lost her leg in a wreck that was not her fault.  This is believed to be one, if not the, largest verdict ever awarded in Sumner County, Tennessee.

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Educational Background:

  • Business Degree, Cumberland University
  • Business Degree, Volunteer State Community College
Office Location for Keith Williams

511 Union Street
Suite 1820
Nashville, TN 37219

Phone: 1-866-820-4457

 

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Last Updated: 6/16/2017

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