John C. Tishler is a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis. He lends his 25 years of experience and perspective to hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies, along with their financial advisors and lenders. John delivers creative solutions and strategic planning advice that addresses both immediate challenges and long-term objectives.
Tishler graduated from University of Tennessee College of Law in 1988, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Tennessee Law Review. After graduation, he clerked for the Honorable Julia Smith Gibbons, United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee. He is a partner and former Chairman of Waller Law.
Tishler is an active member of the community. He has served as Campaign Chair for Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands; President, Tennessee Chapter, Turnaround Management Association; Member, Advisory Committee on Rules of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and Member, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations; and the American Bankruptcy Law Institute. Best Lawyers has recognized John for his work in the Business/Corporate areas as well as the Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and in Litigation – Bankruptcy.