NASHVILLE (November 12, 2019) – Nashville litigator and former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Lynne T. Ingram, joins Barton LLP in their Nashville office as a partner in the Dispute Resolution and Regulatory Enforcement practice.
“The addition of Lynne continues to bolster our team at Barton LLP. We have been incredibly successful in bringing on major talent and Lynne is no exception. Her federal trial experience and government investigations knowledge strengthens our offering to clients nationally; we could not be more excited to have her in our firm,” said Roger Barton, managing partner of Barton LLP.
Prior to joining Barton, Ingram served as an Assistant United States Attorney for eleven years in Nashville and Phoenix where she handled appeals before the Sixth and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals. Her responsibilities were focused on organized crime and international drug trafficking as well as white collar crime, and international firearms trafficking. She served for four years as the Human Trafficking Task Force Coordinator and she served as International Affairs Coordinator in the Middle District of Tennessee for five years. Ingram has tried over 35 felony jury cases in federal and state courts.
“I joined Barton LLP because of its Better Law philosophy combined with its elite team of attorneys,” Ingram said. “I am thrilled to join Barton’s team in its commitment to providing outstanding client service.”
Ingram’s experience as a Federal Prosecutor draws upon more than a decade of senior level trial and government investigative experience in adding to the firm’s strength in representing clients in internal investigations, regulatory investigations and regulatory enforcement matters. She will also advise corporate and financial services clients in complex commercial litigations and arbitrations and provides support to the firm’s bankruptcy practice.
“Lynne has been an icon for justice in the Nashville community. We are excited to have her be a part of the Barton LLP team and continue our growth alongside Nashville and Tennessee,” said Marc Dedman, partner-in-charge of the Barton Nashville office.
Ingram has been recognized as Nashville Business Journal’s Best of the Bar in Government in 2017 and 2018. She was also recognized as Nashville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 in 2017. She was awarded the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law, Larry Dean Wilks Leadership Award in 2014.
She serves on the Nashville Bar Association Board of Directors and the Lawyers’ Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter, Board of Directors. Ingram is Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association Criminal Justice Executive Council. She also serves on the Board of End Slavery TN.