Our Firm

We put people first. We represent workers, whistleblowers, shareholders, and consumers against powerful and well-funded interests. We have the experience and resources to level the playing field for you. When we were founded over 55 years ago, our lawyers were in the trenches representing student activists in the Civil Rights movement. We put people first then, and we put people first today.

Over 55 Years

of representing workers, whistleblowers, shareholders, and consumers.

$98 Million

recovered in one of our False Claims Act cases against hospital chain CHS in 2014.

$215 Million

recovered in a securities class action case against hospital chain HCA in 2016.

6,000+ workers

represented in 2016 in wage claims against their employers.


Doug Johnston

Doug Johnston is a trial lawyer with a practice focused on civil litigation, including medical malpractice, personal injury, and employment litigation. Doug has also handled many significant securities class action and derivative matters, in actions alleging corporate malfeasance and fraud on the market.

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We currently represent thousands of home health workers in overtime claims

In 2015, we recovered $3,000,000 for a group of home health nurses and therapists who were paid on a “fee per visit” basis but were not paid proper overtime premiums.

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Jury verdict leads to $2.1 million recovery on behalf of 900 correctional workers

In 2011, correctional workers from a local Nashville jail filed a workers’ class action lawsuit seeking unpaid wages against the City of Nashville. After four years of litigation and a lengthy trial, the jury victoriously sided with our clients.

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