Robert L. Ballow

Partner (retired)

Robert L. Ballow

Robert L. Ballow (Bob) is retired and is a Founding Partner in the law firm of King & Ballow.  He received his undergraduate education at George Peabody College and his law degree from the Nashville School of Law. Mr. Ballow was admitted to the bar in Tennessee and before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court of Middle Tennessee and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Circuits.

King & Ballow is a national law firm with clients in all 50 states in all areas of the law.  The Firm represents many Fortune 500 companies and more than 300 daily newspapers and 100 radio and television stations.

Mr. Ballow is a member of the Media Law Reporter Advisory Board and has been a guest lecturer for the American Press Institute and Vanderbilt University.  He is past President of the Southern Circulation Managers Association and twice served as Chairman of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Executive Clinic.  He is past President of the Nashville Torch Club, past President of the Downtown Kiwanis Club, a 32nd Degree Mason, a member of Al Menah Shrine and the Jesters. Mr. Ballow is a founding member of the Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Society.

Mr. Ballow has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since its inception in 1982.  He has been selected as one of the best 150 lawyers in Tennessee by Business Tennessee magazine. Mr. Ballow has been named by the Nashville Post as one of Nashville's top 101 lawyers. He is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, the Labor Law Section of the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the American Bar Association’s Committee on Antitrust and Labor Relations.