Mediator's Profile

Robert Arrington

Business Name: Wilson Worley, P.C.
Phone: 423-723-0402

Bob Arrington’s practice has included employment law and litigation, commercial litigation, including bankruptcy (creditor practice only), probate litigation, arbitration, and mediation. He now focuses on arbitration and mediation.

Bob is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Rosters of Neutrals for arbitration and mediation of commercial and employment disputes, class actions, and for non binding arbitration. He has been named as a panel member of the Banking, Accounting and Financial Services, Employment and Tennessee Distinguished Panels of Neutrals with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR).

Bob has been approved as a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Dispute Resolution Arbitrator. He is listed with the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution as a Rule 31 General Civil Mediator. He is also a member of the panel of court approved arbitrators and mediators for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Bob chairs the firm’s section on alternative dispute resolution and is a member of the employment and commercial litigation practice groups. He has twice chaired the Dispute Resolution Section of the Tennessee Bar Association.

Areas of Focus

  • Commercial (Contracts, Real Estate, Business Governance, Creditors Rights)
  • Labor and employment (discrimination, harassment, FMLA, ADA, wage & hour, contracts of employment, non-compete agreements)


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., Law, 1975
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, A.B., Journalism, 1972 (Honors in Writing)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, member (sections on Labor & Employment, Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution)
  • Tennessee Bar Association,  member (sections on Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Employment)
  • Kingsport Bar Association, member (past president)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Tennessee Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators (National Association of Distinguished Neutrals affiliate)

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