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Liz Tipping


Liz Tipping has more than 15 years experience handling civil, commercial, and criminal lawsuits in Nashville, Tennessee. In 2000, Liz moved from Canada to attend Vanderbilt Law School, and has lived in Nashville ever since.

After graduating in the top ten percent of her class at Vanderbilt Law School, Liz joined the nationally-renowned law firm of Neal & Harwell, where she learned how to be a trial lawyer from some of the best litigators in the country. She has successfully represented clients in both jury and non-jury trials, and will fight for her clients all the way to the Supreme Court of the United States.P

Liz brings this vast litigation experience and her passion for advocating for her clients to Cotney Construction Law. She works hard to provide exceptional service to her clients as they navigate the often confusing and overwhelming world of the courtroom, so that her clients can have peace of mind that their interests are being protected.


  • Vanderbilt University School of Law, 2003, J.D.; Order of Coif; member of the Vanderbilt Law Review
  • Acadia University, Bachelor of Music, 2000


  • Tennessee Supreme Court, 2003
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, 2004
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 2008
  • United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee, 2009
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2009
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2010
  • United States Supreme Court, 2012

Professional Recognition

  • Nashville Business Journal, “40 Under 40”

Selected Professional and Civic Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, Nashville Bar Association
  • Member, Lawyers Association for Women
  • Member, Tennessee Association for Justice
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Board Member, Linden Waldorf School (Executive Committee)
  • CASA volunteer
  • Belmont Inn of Court member
  • Tulip Street United Methodist Church, council chair
  • Former Board Member, Nashville Opera Association
  • Former Board Member, Mur-Ci Homes, Inc.
  • Former Board Member, Young Lawyers Division of the Nashville Bar Association
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