Steve Groom

Of Counsel

Butler Snow LLP

The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, 150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1600

Nashville, Tennessee 37201
Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator; Attorney since 1980 (37 yrs); Mediator since 1997 (20 yrs); Adjunct Faculty and Board of Advisors, Institute for Conflict Management, Lipscomb University since 2006 (11yrs); Mediation coach for classes of Rule 31 Trainings since 2006 (11 yrs); Have participated in over 2000 mediations as Mediator or advocate in mediations; Over 400 hours of training and education in mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution, including 100 hours of training from the Harvard Executive Education program and over 100 hours from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University; certified instructor of the Conflict Dynamic Profile (TM); Member of Tennessee Association of Professional Mediator's, International Institute for a Conflict Prevention and Resolution, Association for Conflict Resolution, Dispute Resolution Resource Center, Risk Management Association, National Association of Corporate Directors, Society and for Corporate Compliance and Ethics, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals
Practice of law for 37 years, including executive and general counsel roles with two publicly traded companies (Corrections Corporation of America and SunTrust Banks) and a decade in private practice, including Stites & Harbison, in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group.
Mediation Education & Training: 
Over 400 hours of training and education in mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution from 1997 to present.
Fee Information: 
Negotiable; Hourly and Flat Rates Available. Please call to discuss.
Type of Mediation: 
Business Dissolution
Commercial and Financial
Intellectual Property
Personal Injury
Probate and Estates
Professional Liability
Real Estate and Construction
Technology and IT Disputes