Walter H. Crouch

Walter Crouch represents clients across a broad range of industries and endeavors, including aviation/aerospace, automotive, healthcare / healthcare technology, energy / power supply systems, manufacturing and leading edge research and development .  A member of the firm since 1975, he led the formation of the firm’s environmental, intellectual property and technology practice areas and has served the following industries throughout his career:

  • Aerospace/aviation
  • Healthcare
  • Automotive
  • Energy Systems
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing

Clients know Walter for his intellect, tenacity and for getting the job done.  A loyal and trusted advisor, Walter is passionate about practicing law and representing clients on a variety of legal matters, including:

  • Business transactions
  • Intellectual property licensing and technology development projects
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Business and manufacturing relocations and expansions
  • Outsourcing arrangements
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Information systems and information technology projects

His experience also includes representing businesses in connection with their strategic alliances, outsourcing relationships and strategies for developing, acquiring and managing their long range technology requirements.

Best Lawyers recognizes Walter as a leader in Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Intellectual Property.


  • Lead counsel for information technology projects
  • Lead counsel for aerospace manufacturing projects
  • Lead counsel for manufacturing and energy system projects
  • Lead counsel for engineering and scientific research and development projects
  • Lead counsel for business and manufacturing expansion and relocation projects


  • Member, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation
  • Lecturer and panelist for professional and business organizations

Prior affiliations

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable L. Clure Morton, United States District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1974-1975
  • Captain, United States Air Force, Systems Analyst/Information Systems Management, 1967-1972



  • J.D., University of Tennessee, 1974
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1967

Legal Services

Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee