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Shea Sisk Wellford

Litigation Attorney at Memphis, TN

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  • State Years
    Arkansas - AR 28 years
    Tennessee - TN 30 years
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State AR
    Acquired 1995
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State TN
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Shea

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Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    75%
    I handle all types of civil litigation and arbitration matters, including disputes involving contracts, construction, products liability, insurance coverage, banking, intellectual property, employment agreements, defamation, fraud, and conversion.

  2. Contracts and agreements
    25%
    I assist clients with contract negotiation and drafting.


I represent large and small businesses, financial institutions, and individuals in civil litigation, including cases involving business disputes, construction issues, breach of contract, business torts, franchise disputes, trade secrets, intellectual property, products liability, defamation, fraud, lender liability, property disputes, and insurance coverage questions, among others.  I also represents clients in AAA arbitration.

In addition, I provide advice to businesses in a capacity similar to in-house counsel. My work includes reviewing and drafting contracts, developing strategies to deal with and avoid legal issues, and assisting in strategic planning from a legal perspective.      

I am licensed to practice in Tennessee and Arkansas and am admitted to the United States District Courts for the Western District of Tennessee, the Middle District of Tennessee, the Eastern District of Tennessee, the Eastern District of Arkansas, the Eastern District of Michigan, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

 

Location

Martin Tate Morrow & Marston P.C.
6410 Poplar Avenue
Suite 1000
Memphis, TN, 38119

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Posted by anonymous | April 10, 2013
Very professional and very smart
Both Shea and Jonathan are very professional ,knowledgeable and helpful lawyers. They handled our case very well. We highly recommend them.

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Education

  • University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor with High Honors
  • 1994
  • Vanderbilt University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1991

Associations

  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 2017 - Present
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow
  • 2017 - Present
  • Memphis Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2014 - Present
  • Amercian Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2014 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2012 - Present
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • President
  • 2016 - 2016
  • Federal Bar Association (Memphis Mid-South chapter)
  • President
  • 2007 - 2007
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Association of Women Attorneys
  • Board of Directors
  • 2001 - 2002
  • American Inn of Court, Leo S. Bearman, Sr. Chapter
  • Barrister
  • 1999 - 2000
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Memphis Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer -- Business Litigation
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2014
  • Top 50 Attorneys in Memphis
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Attorneys in Tennessee
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Top 50 Women Attorneys in the Mid-South
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America -- Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America -- Construction Law
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2014
  • AV Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2000
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Publications

  • University of Memphis Law Review
  • Tort Actions Against Churches — What Protections Does the First Amendment Provide?
  • 1994
  • University of Memphis Law Review
  • Andrews v. Bible
  • 1993

Speaking Engagements

  • TLAW Annual Conference
  • Ethical and Pratical Issues in the Business of Practicing law
  • 2012
  • CLE
  • Leadership in Government (Moderator)
  • 2007
  • CLE
  • Making the Transition: Law School to Litigation
  • 2003
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Memphis Litigation Lawyer Shea Sisk Wellford
Shea Sisk Wellford
Litigation Attorney
Memphis, TN
Licensed for 30 years