Lorne G. Hiller


Nashville, TN | Denver, CO
D 615.208.5899


Lorne G. Hiller is an Associate in Freeman Mathis & Gary’s Nashville office. Lorne grew up in Edinburgh, Scotland, before moving to the US with his family. Lorne practices primarily in the area of complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on insurance coverage and bad faith, along with the construction industry. He also handles employment and professional liability disputes.

After graduating from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Lorne began his practice in Western Colorado, handling matters ranging from insurance defense on auto policies and commercial liability for the oil and gas industry, to business advising and liquor licensing. In Nashville, after a stint counseling clients on copyright and intellectual property matters in the music industry, he expanded his practice into first-party property insurance coverage litigation, representing clients around the country in state and federal courts on matters involving multi-million-dollar catastrophic losses. Now, Lorne draws from these variety of experiences in the legal industry to offer clients a creative and personalized approach to their needs.

Outside of work, Lorne enjoys spending time with his wife while traveling, paddleboarding, and playing with their three dogs. Lorne also enjoys mountain biking, rock climbing, and surfing. He is also a member of the Metro Nashville Office of Emergency Management Emergency Support Unit, where he supports water rescue and recovery operations.

Bar Admissions

Colorado State Courts

Tennessee State Courts

U.S District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S District Court for the District of Utah

U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee

Utah State Courts

Representative Cases & Clients

Chilcoat v. Odell, 517 F.Supp.3d 1299 (D. Utah 2021)  


Tennessee Bar Association

  • Leadership Law Class of 2024
  • Federal Practice Section Executive Council 2024-present
  • Young Lawyers Division Board 2023-present

American Bar Association,

  • Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Vice-Chair, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, 2023-present
  • Committee on Outreach to Young Lawyers, 2023-present

Nashville Bar Association 

Defense Research Institute

Awards and Recognition

Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2019