Gary Shockley, shareholder in the Nashville office and leader of the Firm's Government Regulatory Actions Group, has tried a wide variety of complex cases to judges and juries in more than 25 state and federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies and arbitrators. He has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Tennessee Commission on CLE and Specialization and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. His experience includes environmental, personal injury, class action, antitrust, health care and construction cases. In addition, he has represented businesses and individuals in white collar criminal investigations and prosecutions and conducted numerous internal investigations. His extensive pro bono practice has included representation of inmates on Tennessee's death row, veterans, battered women, children and immigrants. He has served in various leadership positions in the Tennessee Bar Association, including on its Board of Governors and as chair of its Litigation Section and Environmental Law Section, and as a character and fitness investigator for the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners. A frequent speaker and author, Gary has published more than 25 articles on evidence, civil and criminal procedure, legal history and related topics.