Terry L. Hill is a partner at Manier & Herod. Mr. Hill received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Tennessee, and was Associate Editor of the Tennessee Law Review. He was admitted to the Bar in 1977.
Mr. Hill drafted a substantial part of the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Reform Act of 1992 and many significant workers’ compensation statutes since that time. In his position as Executive Director of the Tennessee Self-Insurers’ Association from 2006 t0 2013, Mr. Hill spearheaded the reform effort for Tennessee workers’ compensation law. He is Editor-in-Chief of Tennessee Workers’ Compensation: The Essential Guide, first, second, third and fourth editions. Mr. Hill was named 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America in the category of Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, having received that honor each year since 1995 in the category of Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys. Mr. Hill was selected as one of the Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of workers’ compensation. He has been selected as an AV Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell for fifteen consecutive years. He has held seats on the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee and the Comparative Fault Advisory Committee of the Tennessee State Legislature. Mr. Hill is a member of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, where he has served as President, Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer, and has also served on the Board of Directors. He is a member of the Nashville Bar Association and has served as chairman of their Medico-Legal Committee, and is a Fellow in the Nashville Bar Foundation.
Mr. Hill has several published articles, including an article in the Insurance Law Review. He is also a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and is a member of the Defense Research Institute, in addition to having served for three years as Chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Federation of Insurance & Corporate Counsel. He is currently a member of the Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators, and is also a member of the Mid-South Workers’ Compensation Association where he previously served as Vice-President. His law practice is in workers’ compensation and insurance litigation.
Editor-in-Chief and Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensations (4th ed., 2012).
Editor-in-Chief and Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensations (3rd ed., 2007).
Editor-in-Chief and Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensations (2nd ed., 2003).
Editor-in-Chief and Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensations (1st ed., 1994).
Past Speaking Engagements & Seminars:
Speaker, 2013 Tennessee Self-Insurers Association Conference (Nashville, TN).
Speaker, 2010-2013 Workers’ Compensation Institute’s Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference (Orlando, FL).
News & Upcoming Speaking Engagements:
- Manier & Herod Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017
Manier & Herod attorneys David J. Deming, Tommy C. Estes, Terry Hill, Sam H. Poteet, Jr. and Jeffrey S. Price were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017. Mr. Deming and Mr. Hill were recognized in the...continue reading
- Manier & Herod Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers 2015
Terry L. Hill was recognized as a 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyer in the area of workers' compensation, and Tommy C. Estes earned recognition as a 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyer in the practice area of estate planning and probate. Michael E. Collins was recog...continue reading
- 70th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference
The 2015 Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference will be held August 23-26, 2015 at The Orlando World Center Marriott in Florida. This conference is a must-attend for adjusters and employers and promises to provide updated information on the...continue reading
- Terry L. Hill Named Lawyer of the Year
Terry L. Hill was recently selected by his peers as "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the field of Workers' Compensation Employer Law in Nashville. Only a single lawyer in each practice area is selected for this honor. Mr....continue reading
- Manier Attorneys Renamed to Best Lawyers in America
Tommy C. Estes, David J. Deming, and Terry L. Hill were renamed to the Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Estes was listed to the Trusts & Estates practice area and Mr. Deming and Mr. Hill to the Workers' Compensation practice area. Best Lawyers is the oldest...continue reading
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