Mary Paty Lynn LeVan

Nashville, Tennessee

Mary Paty Lynn LeVan is a principal with Manier & Herod.  Ms. LeVan practices primarily in the areas of corporate/business, real estate, intellectual property, and surety law with an emphasis on financial, pre and post bankruptcy work out, and collateralization transactions.  Ms. LeVan received her law degree from Vanderbilt Law School in 1986 and her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1983.

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate
  • Surety Law
  • Tax, Business and Commercial

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Vanderbilt University Law School
    • J.D., 1986
  • Vanderbilt University
    • B.A., 1983

Published Works

  • Scott Williams, Practice Pointer: Equipment and Facilities Utilization under the Indemnity Agreement, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee Spring 2014 Newsletter, Co-Author
  • Fifty State Construction Lien and Bond Law, Chapter 43 (Wiley Law Publications, 1999)
  • “Practice Pointer: Equipment and Facilities Utilization Under the Indemity Agreement,”, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee Newsletter, Spring, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Surety Claims Institute
  • Country Music Association
  • National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences