MID-SOUTH COMMERCIAL LAW INSTITUTE FACULTY
John Tishler is a partner with the law firm Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP where he has also served as chairman of the firms board of directors and as the leader of Wallers Finance and Restructuring practice. John advises hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies &emdash; along with their financial advisors and lenders &emdash; in complex strategic transactions. He recently represented an investor-owned healthcare operator in the acquisition of multiple hospital companies out of Texas bankruptcy proceedings and represented a national operator of senior living facilities in a successful workout of its senior credit facility. John earned his J.D., with honors, in 1988 from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He earned a B.A., cum laude, in 1980 from Vanderbilt University.