About Our Nashville Office
Sanford Heisler Sharp’s Nashville office is located in Downtown Nashville. The office works closely together with the experienced attorneys in our New York, Washington, DC, San Francisco, San Diego, and Baltimore offices.
Nashville Partners and Senior Attorneys
David Sanford, Sanford Heisler Sharp’s Chairman, has recovered more than one billion dollars for individual clients and the United States government since 2004. He has served as lead counsel in more than 50 class actions and numerous qui tam fraud cases around the country. David has also represented over 100 general counsel, in-house counsel, and lawyers in claims against their law firms and companies. Notably, David served as lead counsel in a gender discrimination class action against Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation that resulted in a $253 million verdict—the largest Title VII verdict in U.S. history.
The Nashville office is managed by Kevin H. Sharp, Chair of the firm’s Public Interest Litigation Practice. Kevin Sharp was the Chief Judge of the United States District for the Middle District of Tennessee before stepping down from the bench in April 2017 to open Sanford Heisler Sharp’s Nashville office. On and now off the bench, he intends to continue fulfilling his commitment to upholding the United States Constitution, fighting for equal opportunity, and working toward a more just society.
Leigh Anne St. Charles represents employees in individual and class actions involving discrimination, family and medical leave, employee benefits, and civil rights. Ms. St. Charles has also represented clients in a variety of pro bono matters, including in amicus briefing before the Supreme Court of the United States, tenant advocacy, and asylum and immigration petitions.