2011 Orr Lecture at UT Law

Wyc Orr, Senior Partner of Orr Brown Johnson LLP, and his wife, Lyn Orr, sponsor an annual lecture at the University of Tennessee School of Law. This year, the Orrs were proud to host Bernie Nussbaum, who was named by the American Bar Association Journal as one of the “Seven Over 70 Lions of the Trial Bar.”

Nussbaum is a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, which he joined in 1966 one year after the firm was formed. He focuses on corporate and securities litigation. Throughout his career,

Nussbaum has actively practiced in both the public and private sector. During the Clinton administration, he was Counsel to the President of the United States, an

d in 1974, he was a senior member of the staff of the House Judiciary Committee, which conducted the 1974 Watergate Impeachment Inquiry. In 2004, Nussbaum helped client Larry Silverstein, who managed the Twin Towers, win a $2.2 billion settlement from insurance companies over the World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001.

For a more information on the Orr Lecture Series and Bernie Nussbaum, click here.



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