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Larry Bridgesmith, J.D.

02 Bridgesmith, LarryLarry Bridgesmith, J.D. is CRO of ERM Legal Solutions LLC and of counsel to the Nashville Tennessee law firm Bone McAllester Norton PLLC. He is listed as one of America’s Best Lawyers, among the Leading Lawyers for American Businesses and SuperLawyer.

Attorney Bridgesmith is a member of the International Academy of Mediators and co-chair of the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution in Healthcare Committee and the Section’s International ADR Committee Task Force on Multi-disciplinary Solutions. He has practiced in the fields of labor, employment and dispute resolution for over 30 years and served in management roles for boutique and mid sized law firms throughout his career.

Attorney Bridgesmtih founded Lipscomb University’s Institute for Conflict Management and served as its inaugural Executive Director. He holds a Six Sigma Green Belt certificate. He is an adjunct professor in legal project management, conflict management and mediation at Vanderbilt University School of Law, Belmont University Massey Graduate School of Business and the Albany Medical School Alden March Institute for Biomedical Ethics.

In 2013, Attorney Bridgesmith was awarded the Grayfred Gray Award for Public Service in Mediation by the Coalition for Mediation Awareness in Mediation. His practice in facilitation and training in organizational change management has taken him across the country and around the world.