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					                    KNOX WALKUP RECEIVES BELLOTTI AWARD FROM
                    NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATTORNEYS GENERAL



         Nashville, TN (July 31, 2008) - Knox Walkup, former Tennessee Attorney General and a
partner in the law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, was presented the Francis X. Bellotti Award
during the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) 2008 summer meeting in Providence, RI.

        Walkup is only the seventh recipient of this award, which recognizes a former Attorney General
whose work has furthered the mission of the nationwide attorneys general organization. Selection of the
recipient is made by Attorneys General currently in office.

        Walkup’s nearly 20-year career in public service was marked by achievements in state and
federal government positions in Tennessee and Washington, DC. Prior to his appointment as Tennessee’s
Attorney General by the Tennessee Supreme Court, he served as Solicitor General of Tennessee and as
Chief Counsel and Staff Director of a United States Senate subcommittee.

       Mr. Walkup joined Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs in 1999 and chairs its Practice Group on
Governmental Affairs and Regulated Industries. He represents a diverse range of clients, including major
corporations across the United States, in a wide variety of regulatory and litigation matters. He is also a
consultant to the National State Attorneys General Program at Columbia Law School.

       Bill Hollander, Managing Partner of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs said, "We are very proud of Knox
and his contributions to the National Association of Attorneys General. I know that Knox takes his role
as a former Attorney General very seriously and his experience has been a great asset for our clients on a
nationwide basis."

        Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP is a full-service regional law firm with over 230 lawyers
and offices in Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee; Louisville, Lexington, and Bowling Green,
Kentucky; New Albany, Indiana; Jackson, Mississippi and Ft. Collins, Colorado.



Contact: Ginger Cork
         Client Services Manager
         Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
         615.251.6714
         gcork@wyattfirm.com

				
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