Christen Blackburn
Nashville
(615) 259-1366 VCARD

Education

University of Memphis, B.A., 2003

University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law magna cum laude, J.D., 2008

Blackburn

Christen Blackburn is an experienced litigator and represents Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and professionals in a variety of practice areas. Ms. Blackburn regularly handles tort litigation involving transportation, products liability, premises liability and professional liability. She also dedicates a significant portion of her practice to employment litigation and workers’ compensation, defending employers against allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. She also advises insurance carriers on areas of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation.

Ms. Blackburn has handled litigation in all stages from responding to initial complaints through trial before judges, juries, and administrative bodies and the American Arbitration Association. ...

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Christen Blackburn is an experienced litigator and represents Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and professionals in a variety of practice areas. Ms. Blackburn regularly handles tort litigation involving transportation, products liability, premises liability and professional liability. She also dedicates a significant portion of her practice to employment litigation and workers’ compensation, defending employers against allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. She also advises insurance carriers on areas of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation.

Ms. Blackburn has handled litigation in all stages from responding to initial complaints through trial before judges, juries, and administrative bodies and the American Arbitration Association. Having tried matters in courts across the state, Ms. Blackburn knows what it takes to effectively handle cases from start to finish to achieve results consistent with the client’s goals.

AFFILIATIONS

  • ALFA International
  • Lawyers Association for Women
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Nashville Bar Association Board of Directors
  • Christen Blackburn was named the Best Lawyers® 2021 Litigation/Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville
  • Named to Nashville Business Journal’s 2021 40 under 40
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation
  • Immediate Past President, Lawyers Association for Women, Nashville’s Women’s Bar Association
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Insurance Law and Insurance Litigation
  • Chair Emeritus, ALFA International Women’s Initiative Practice Group Steering Committee
  • Community Relations Chair, Nashville Bar Association
  • Membership committee, Harry Phillips American Inn of Court
  • Planning committee, 2020 National Association of Women Judges Conference

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Ms. Blackburn is very active in community and professional organizations. She recently served as a Judge for the Nashville ATHENA Award Program which honors outstanding women leaders in the Community. Blackburn also serves on the Relationship and Fund Development Committee of Adventure Science Center.


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