Greg Coleman is the Founder and Managing Partner of Greg Coleman Law PC with over 25 years of trial and appellate experience. Greg received his B.A. with highest honors and distinction from Jacksonville State University in 1986. He attended The University of Tennessee College of Law, graduating in 1989. In addition to distinguishing himself academically, Greg was a member of the National Trial Moot Court Team, was the recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for National Trial Team and was listed in Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans. In addition, the College of Law bestowed upon Greg the honor of inclusion into the National Order of Barristers for outstanding oral advocacy and trial skills.
Greg's practice focuses on class actions, products liability, medical practice, personal injury, complex multi-district litigation, litigation, toxic torts, premises liability, ERISA, ERISA class actions, drug and medical device litigation, and workers' compensation.
Greg has served as a guest lecturer and speaker on Advanced Trial Advocacy and at national seminars, including those sponsored by the Tennessee Bar Association and the National Business Institute. He has lectured extensively for many years on topics such as advanced trial tactics and strategy and complex litigation matters. He has authored published materials regarding advanced trial strategy, ethics seminars, as well as numerous other publications for CLE seminars at which he has lectured.
Greg has been actively involved in civil and charitable activities, having served for many years on the Executive Board of Trustees for the Baptist Health System, including the Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee and related entities, and has been involved in many legal aid and pro bono projects in the Knoxville area. Greg and his firm are donors to the annual Mission of Hope Christmas Barrel drive providing warm coats for the children of rural Appalachia. In support of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine and Knoxville Academy of Medicine Alliance’s Conversation Ready Project, Greg performed at the “A Little More Conversation” event. The Conversation Ready Project is a program of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine Foundation and was formed to ensure that everyone’s end-of-life wishes are expressed and respected.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2015 Litigator Award||Trial Lawyers Board of Regents||2016|
|Senior Fellow||Litigation Counsel of America||2016|
|2014 Litigator Award||Trial Lawyers Board of Regents||2015|
|Best Law Firms||U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyer||2015|
|American Jurisprudence||National Trial Team||N/A|
|Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist||National Board of Trial Advocacy||N/A|
|Civil Pretrial Advocacy Specialist||National Board of Trial Advocacy||N/A|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America||American Trial Lawyers Association||N/A|
|Lawyer of the Year in Products Liability, Knoxville||Best Lawyers in America||N/A|
|Top Attorney, 8 categories||Knoxville CityView Magazine||N/A|
|Lifetime Member||Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||N/A|
|Mid South Super Lawyer||Mid-South Super Lawyers||N/A|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|featured in Showcase of Nationwide Attorneys||Newsweek||N/A|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Knoxville Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||N/A|
|Tennessee Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|University of Tennessee College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1989|
|Jacksonville State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1986|
|Lowther v. AK Steel, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 181476, 54 BNA 1931|
|Merkner v. AK Steel, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 12742, 48 BNA 1923|
|Satterfield v. Alcoa, Inc., 266 S.W. 3d 347 (Tenn. 2008)|
|West v. East Tennessee Pioneer Oil Co., 172 S.W. 3d 545, Tenn. 08/18/2005|
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Wed Dec 18 2013