Trevor Howell
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Trevor Howell

Trevor is a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Certified Civil Mediator and has been a certified mediator for 19 years. His Nashville-based mediation practice primarily involves employment law disputes that include multi-plaintiff class actions, individual employment discrimination matters, collective/class actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and general business matters.  

Trevor began his legal career in 1981, focusing on labor and employment law. He’s represented clients throughout the country in all aspects of employment and labor law issues, working for private law firms and as general counsel for corporations. He has also served as an administrative law judge and law school professor. Because of Trevor’s depth of experience in employment-related litigation, there are few types of claims he has not seen. He is known for creating and implementing thoughtful and practical strategies for resolving disputes. He is rated as an AV Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. 

When Trevor is not mediating and teaching, he serves on various community and non-profit boards and loves spending time outdoors. He enjoys golf, tennis, and fly fishing. He and his wife, Karen, live in the Oak Hill community of Nashville; they have three daughters and four grandchildren.  



  • Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, B.S., Business Administration
  • Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi, Master’s, Business Administration
  • Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, JD
    Notes Editor of the American Journal Trial Advocacy


Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • Nashville School of Law, Professor of Labor and Employment Law
  • Nashville Bar Association, past Chair of the Employment and Civil Rights Committee