NASHVILLE, TN—Wiseman Ashworth Law Group founding member Gail Vaughn Ashworth has been named the Lifetime Achievement winner in the Nashville Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” Awards. She is the first woman to receive this honor.
A founding member of the firm, her diverse trial practice spans nearly four decades. Ashworth has extensive experience at the civil and administrative trial and appellate levels as both defense and plaintiff’s counsel, from personal injury to insurance coverage, product liability, employment law and medical ethics. She is also a Tennessee Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator with more than twenty years of experience as a mediator and arbitrator and is known for her fairness and experience in health care, personal injury, product liability, insurance, professional liability, commercial, administrative, family and employment law.
In addition to serving as president of her state and local bar associations, Ashworth is particularly proud of having chaired the Tennessee Justice Center, Inc. Board of Directors from 2006-2008, the Tennessee Legal Community Foundation in 2010 and the Legal Aid Society/Nashville Pro Bono Annual Campaign for Justice in 2011. of Law, she is AV® Preeminent™ rated – the highest peer-review rating possible – and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® since 1995. She earned an M.A., summa cum laude, at Tennessee Technological University.