VU recruits finance exec from Harvard

New associate vice chancellor will start in May
Apr 4, 2012 7:27 AM

Local attorney named to Harvard trial advocacy program faculty

Nashville attorney and trial consultant Phillip H. Miller will serve on the faculty of a national program on trial advocacy at Harvard Law School.

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) is sponsoring the program, to run March 10-14 and to be called “The Ultimate Trial Advocacy Course:  Art of Persuasion.”

In addition, Miller, whose Phillip Miller & Associates firm is located in East Nashville, is on the faculty of AAJ’s national case planning and strategy seminar and workshop, Feb. 24-26, in Washington, D.C., and the Louisiana Association for Justice’s strategic case planning workshop on March 6 in Baton Rouge. He is the only Tennessee attorney to serve on the faculty of all three programs.

Miller focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury cases. He has practiced law since 1980 and is certified as a civil trial specialist of the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
 

Feb 14, 2012 7:00 AM

Nashville attorney Alfred H. Knight dead at 74

Media specialist best known for The Life of the Law book
Oct 12, 2011 10:54 AM

Law firm splits, hires Bass attorney

Net results include one new firm created and one attorney-physician possibly returning to medical practice
Oct 21, 2010 2:17 PM

Why inflation may not be bad for us right now

Harvard professor Kenneth Rogoff says the slow-and-steady approach — not cutting taxes or adding more government stimulus — is the way to get out of our post-crisis funk and that the best tool for that is inflation.
Given the massive deleveraging of public- and private-sector debt that lies ahead, and my continuing cynicism about the US political and legal system’s capacity to facilitate workouts, two or three years of slightly elevated inflation strikes me as the best of many very bad options, and far preferable to deflation. While the Fed is still reluctant to compromise its long-term independence, I suspect that before this is over it will use most, if not all, of the tools outlined by Bernanke.
Sep 2, 2010 10:00 AM

Are we living in 'anti-business' times?

A blog post by Harvard professor Greg Mankiw on today's investment climate has drawn a response from his peer, Jeff Frankel.
I am skeptical that investment is currently depressed by perceptions of an anti-business climate. But if the average businessperson does in fact have the perception that recent Democratic administrations have been worse for business than Republican administrations, I suggest setting aside campaign rhetoric and looking at actual history... Investment will recover when the economy does.
The broader question remains: Are today's entrepreneurs and corporations being properly incentivized to invest? Let us know what you think. [poll id="9"]
Dec 28, 2009 1:27 PM
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Vanderbilt names Sweet CFO

University lures Harvard administrator to Nashville
Jul 6, 2009 10:59 AM

Morning Links: 7 November 2008

Brookdale and Gaylord hemorrhaging, Psych Solutions director selling, the economy's effect on hospital numbers, and more...
Nov 6, 2008 9:09 PM