years of experience
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Ms. Barnett has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, “Nashville’s Best Lawyers,” and in Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers as a Mid-South Super-Lawyer, as one of the Top 50 Women Mid-South Super Lawyers, as one of the Top 100 Tennessee Super Lawyers, and one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Nashville for many years. Most recently, she was included in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation and plaintiffs’ product liability litigation.
Davidson College, B.A. in Philosophy, with honors, 1989
Vanderbilt University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1992
American Association for Justice
American Association of Trial Lawyers
Harry Phillips American Inn of Courts – Executive Committee, 2004-2013; Member, 1997-1999, 2004-2013
Nashville Bar Association – First Vice President, 2007; Board Member, 2005-2008
Nashville Bar Foundation
Nashville Lawyer's Association for Women – President, 2004-2005; President-elect, 2004; Director, 2002-2003; Treasurer, 2000-2002; Nominating Committee, 2007; Board Member, 1998-2005
Tennessee Association for Justice – Vice President for the Middle Section, 2011; Treasurer, 2010; Executive Committee, 2008-2009; Secretary, 2007-2009; Chair, Continuing Education Committee, 2004-2006; Board of Governors, 2002-2009
Tennessee Bar Association
Tennessee Justice Center, Inc. – Board of Directors, 2002-2005; Secretary-Treasurer, 2003-2004
Tennessee Judicial Conference – Bench/Bar Committee Chair, 2009-2010
Tennessee Metropolitan Board of Equalization – Davidson County, 2000-2004
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Because of her experience and accomplishments, she has lectured extensively on trial, complex litigation and related topics to other lawyers and to law students.
Labor and Employment
Verdicts and Settlements
In 2018, Ms. Barnett represented a family at trial against a multi-billion dollar corporation in a wrongful death case, winning a $13.5 million jury verdict. She has obtained many other verdicts and settlements that exceed $1 million for her clients, including a $26 million jury verdict in a wrongful death case, and an $8 million arbitration award for an entrepreneur wronged by its former partner.Contact me
Recent News Coverage
In The Media
Ms. Barnett has also been included for many years among the Nashville “Lawyers In Charge” published by the Nashville Post, the “Best of the Bar” published by the Nashville Business Journal, and the “150 Best Lawyers in Tennessee” published by Business Tennessee.