Marshall T. “Marty” Cook concentrates his practice in the area of small business law, commercial litigation, employment litigation and premises liability litigation. He represents clients in all aspects of litigation, arbitration and mediation. Marty works in the firm’s Sumner County office.


His commercial litigation practice ranges from representation of companies and individuals in contract and business disputes to defense of product manufacturers in product liability litigation. In the employment law context, Marty has experience enforcing non-compete contracts for employers and defending employers against claims of discrimination. In the product liability context, he has represented the manufacturers of all-terrain vehicles and conveyor belt systems.

Professional Recognition and Activities


  • AV© Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected as a "Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment," 2013, The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel


  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Sumner County Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law ("TBALL") Class Member
  • Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce, Legal Counsel

Community Involvement

  • Hendersonville Rotary Foundation: Board Member
  • United Way of Sumner County: Former Board Member
  • COMPASS: Founding Board Member
  • Leadership Middle Tennessee: Graduate and Former Board Member
  • Leadership Sumner: Graduate
  • Sumner Teen Center: Former Board Member


  • Marty is a speaker in the Hendersonville community.
  • Avoiding Legal Hazards in the Construction Industry, AMC Safety Consultants, March 2018.

About Marty

A native of Hendersonville, Tennessee, Marty is actively involved in the Sumner County community, serving on the boards of several local non-profits. He enjoys spending much of his free time with his family — wife, Jama, and two children, Carson and Campbell. Marty also enjoys biking, running, swimming, golf, hunting and riding ATVs.


  • Mr. Cook is an outstanding advocate and lawyer. His profession is beyond measure. All who deal with him have an excellent experience. His ethical standards are also impressive. He is deserving of your highest rating.
    Rated by a Member on 06/24/13 in Civil Litigation

  • I have worked closely with Marshall Cook in a piece of complex civil litigation for the past 6 years. He has done an excellent job in all respects on behalf of his client. He also maintains the highest level of honesty and integrity. A great member of the bar.
    Rated by a Member on 06/16/13 in Civil Litigation

Martindale Hubbell


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