Faculty Profile: Russell Taber

Russell TaberRiley & Jacobson
Previous Courses Taught (12)
  • Discovery 2018: Update on e-Discovery Law
  • Mastering the Art of Intermediate and Advanced Discovery 2018 - Nashville
  • Discovery: Alternatives of Written Discovery
  • Making the Most of Discovery: What You Don’t Know Can Come Back to Haunt You [Nashville]
  • Federal Practice: Local eDiscovery Rules and Default Standards in Tennessee
  • Law Tech UnConference 2015
  • Proportionality in eDiscovery [Mobile Ready]
  • Federal Practice Seminar 2014
  • Law Tech unConference 2014
  • Federal Practice: Email Evidence
  • Federal Practice Seminar 2013
  • Federal Practice Seminar

As an attorney in Nashville, Russell Taber represents large publicly-traded companies, small and medium-sized businesses, and individuals in business disputes. His clients' cases have involved information privacy and data theft, healthcare, intellectual property, business torts and unfair competition, shareholder disputes and business separations, and commercial and residential real estate.
His book Electronic Discovery in Tennessee: Rules, Case Law and Distinctions has been used as a textbook at two Tennessee law schools. Russell holds a CIPP-US certification, a non-legal certification provided by the IAPP for information privacy professionals.
The Nashville Business Journal recognized Russell in 2018 as one of Nashville's Top 40 Under 40. He is AV Preeminentr rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Mid-South Rising Star by Super Lawyers since 2012.
Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Gilbert S. Merritt Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Russell graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University and received his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was a member of the Vanderbilt Law Review, the Moot Court Board, and the Order of the Coif.