Charley Williamson shepherds companies through the litigation process as they to resolve complex business disputes in court or through alternative dispute resolution. Having spent his career handling both commercial litigation and employment matters, he has particular experience in helping businesses protect their financial assets, contractual rights, client relationships and human capital. Mr. Williamson's indomitable spirit, combined with his intellectual insight, gives clients the confidence that he understands their goals, no matter how complicated the issues involved may be. Clients value his ability to manage their litigation goals, expectations and costs.

Mr. Williamson has represented clients in both commercial and employment disputes from a broad spectrum of industries, including:

  • healthcare
  • real estate
  • oncology
  • construction
  • automotive
  • banking and financial services
  • aviation
  • hospice
  • insurance
  • manufacturing
  • package and delivery
  • retail
  • transportation and distribution

Comfortable in front of a judge, jury or arbitration panel, Mr. Williamson also has significant experience representing clients in a wide variety of complex litigation matters, including non-competition litigation, representing numerous owners, landlords and commercial tenants in enforcing contractual obligations and lease provisions, negotiating executive compensation and severance agreements class and defending against claims of race, sex, age, disability and religious discrimination, whistleblower, wrongful discharge and retaliation.


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Southern Methodist University, B.A., Accounting
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Tennessee
Court Admissions
  • All U.S. District Courts in Arkansas
  • All U.S. District Courts in Colorado
  • All U.S. District Courts in Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Law Association
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Class Action Committee
  • Associated General Contractors of America Middle Tennessee and National Chapters
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Tennessee Chapter, Chair, Board of Trustees
  • PearlPoint Cancer Foundation
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light The Night Team Captain
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church, Sunday School teacher,
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Board Chair
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Litigation - Health Care, 2021-2024
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine, Employment & Labor, 2022, 2023; Appellate, 2022, 2023