Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete, LLP congratulates Nashville-based partner William “Zan” Blue on his selection as a 2020 fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

The College was established in 1995 through an initiative of the Council of The Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association. It operates as a free standing organization recognizing those who, by long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field. Election as a fellow is the highest recognition by ones colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence.

Blue, who joined Constangy as an associate in 1981, has held several leadership positions within the firm and currently serves as the head of the Nashville office. He is an experienced litigator in both state and federal courts, and also advises clients in traditional labor relations matters. He frequently speaks to employer groups and provides continuing legal education training for fellow lawyers. Zan is a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Certified Mediator and has held leadership positions with the Nashville Bar Association and the Tennessee Business Roundtable. He has also been recognized by Chambers USA®, Martindale Hubbell, Super Lawyers® and Best Lawyers in America®.


About Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP:

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete offers a wider lens on workplace law. We have counseled employers exclusively since 1946. With offices in 16 states, we are one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S. Constangy has been named as a top firm for women and minorities by organizations including Law360, the National Law Journal and Many of our more than 170 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers USA®, Best Lawyers in America® and Martindale Hubbell. Find out more about us online at or follow us on Twitter @ConstangyLaw

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