Faculty Profile: Marc Dedman

Marc DedmanBarton LLP

I represent clients in insurance coverage, domestic and international business and dispute resolution. Civil law educated in Louisiana, I have practiced the common law for over 30 years.
I understand legal issues involved in business operations; however, I offer also practical experience in managing people and business. As Managing Partner of Spicer Rudstrom from 2015-2018, I oversaw 6 offices in 3 states covering 1000 miles. I managed the firm's HR, insurance, strategic planning, financial, and IT analyses. During that time, the law firm stabilized operations, expanded geographically and increased over 40% in lawyers employed. I led the firm's effort in domestic and international representation. With Barton, LLP, I am able to offer greater capability and access for my clients as Partner in Charge of its Nashville office.
Accomplishments include:
AV-Preeminent rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Super Lawyers: Insurance Coverage, 2018; International, 2019
Member, Executive Council, Tennessee Bar Association International Law and Practice Section
Best of Bar, International, Nashville Business Journal, 2017; 2019
CLE Chair, 2010-2011, Primerus Defense Institute
U.S. Chair, 2012-2013 Primerus Defense Institute
Board of Directors, 2014-2015; 2019-2020 International Association of Primerus Law Firms
Chair, 2018; 2019 International Committee, International Association of Primerus Law Firms
Board of Directors, 2012-2017, Aquinas College, Nashville (TN)
Chair, Board of Directors Executive Committee, 2015-2017, Aquinas College, Nashville (TN)
Fellow, since 2015, Nashville Bar Foundation
Proofreader, 2017, UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts, An Article-by Article Commentary, by German attorney, Eckart J. Brodermann
Recipient, 2017; 2018 Tennessee Supreme Court Certificate of Recognition for pro bono service
Advisory Board, Best Buddies of Tennessee, beginning 2019
Among others, 5 Boston Marathons, the New York City Marathon, Marine Corps Marathon, Chicago Marathon, and Bogota, Colombia Half Marathon