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Justin P. Wilson

Adjunct Professor of Law
Comptroller, State of Tennessee

Justin Wilson was elected Tennessee State Comptroller on January 15, 2009. Professor Wilson has spent much of his legal career as a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, where he focused his practice on environmental and energy matters and government relations, as well as trust and estate planning and charitable organizations, but has also been in public service at the federal, state and local level. In addition, from 1996 to 2003, Professor Wilson served as deputy governor for policy to Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist and as the governor's chief policy advisor and as commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. In 2002, Tennessee's 54th state park, a 300-mile trail across the state and the land surrounding the trail, was named the Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park in recognition of Professor Wilson's "conservation and environmental contributions to the State of Tennessee."