Thomas A. Wiseman III

ph: 615.254.1877
email: tom@watlawgroup.com

The American College of Trial Lawyers notes that its carefully selected members have mastered the art of advocacy. It’s no surprise that Tom Wiseman was inducted as a Fellow in 2007. Tom is one of Nashville’s most respected lawyers and epitomizes the combination of significant experience, sound judgment and humility that sets Wiseman Ashworth Trauger attorneys apart from many others. Tom’s extensive trial experience and proven intuition have earned him significant credibility among clients, judges and the Bar.

Tom is a trial lawyer. He has tried more than 75 jury trials to verdict in Tennessee State and Federal trial courts and in other states. He is committed to tireless and effective advocacy on behalf of every client. He learns all he can about the client’s business, medical practice or product and presents a compelling and understandable narrative to inform and persuade the jury. Effectively using technology as an aid in the courtroom, Tom educates the jury and communicates themes that are essential to winning a case from a jury comprised of different backgrounds, interests and learning styles. Tom’s effective advocacy and track record in the courtroom are bringing successful results in many forms for the firm’s clients today.

Tom Wiseman was named Best Lawyers in America® 2012 “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of medical malpractice defense; he has been included in Best Lawyers in America since 1999. Tom is AV®Preeminent™ rated – the highest peer-review rating possible. Committed to building professionalism in law, he has taught Trial Advocacy as an Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt Law School for 15 years. In his leisure time, Tom is an avid sports fan and enjoys cooking and swimming.

  • Civil Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice


SuperLawyer TAW

  • Kentucky, 1982
  • Tennessee, 1985
  • Nashville Bar Association (Member and President, 2001)
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee and Nashville Bar Foundations
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Vanderbilt Law School, J.D., 1982
  • Washington & Lee University, B.A.
    (East Asian Studies), 1979