Howard H. Lamar III


Howard H. Lamar III is a Member at Bass, Berry & Sims PLC where he serves as legal counsel to numerous client organizations and as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.  In this capacity, he is a regular advisor to CEOs and Boards of Directors for multiple public and private companies.  Mr. Lamar brings extensive experience in the areas of corporate governance, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions, advising on a broad range of deal sizes and deal types across many industries.

Mr. Lamar earned his Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt Law School and his Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University.  He is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, American Bar Association, and American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA).  Mr. Lamar has received numerous industry accolades, most recently Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America©, Mid-South Super Lawyers, and Business Tennessee “Best 150 Lawyers in Tennessee,” to name a few.  Mr. Lamar is also active in the community across non-profit sectors, with current emphasis on the American Heart Association and the Joe C. Davis Outdoor Center of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee.  He previously served on various boards including the Tennessee Repertory Theatre, Vanderbilt Alumni Association, The Tennessee Performing Arts Center, and Outlook Nashville.  In addition, he is an Elder of Westminster Presbyterian Church and has served several terms on the Session thereof.