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Clifford D. Pierce, Jr.

Of Counsel

P 901-537-1037 F 901-537-1010

1715 Aaron Brenner Drive
Suite 800
Memphis, TN 38120

 

Cliff Pierce is a member of the Firm's Tax, Business & Personal Planning Service Team.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of government relations, probate, insurance defense and commercial litigation.

Clifford D. Pierce,

Location

1715 Aaron Brenner Drive
Suite 800
Memphis, TN 38120

Representative Matters

  • New Arena Public Building Authority of Memphis & Shelby County
  • City of Memphis v. Greene, U.S. Supreme Court
  • Board of County Commissioners v. Burson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • Wherry v. Union Planters Bank, Tennessee Court of Appeals
  • City of Memphis

Professional Experience

  • Tennessee House of Representatives
  • Legal Advisor to the Shelby County Delegation to the Tennessee General Assembly
  • City Attorney for the City of Memphis, Tennessee for 15 years
  • Trustee and Director of the National Institute of Municipal Law Officers

Honors

  •  Highest Professional Rating (AV®) by Martindale-Hubbell

 

Education

1961 - J.D., University of Virginia Law School

1956 - B.A., Yale University

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Memphis Bar Association (President, 1989)
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers

Admissions

  • Tennessee State Bar
  • Tennessee Supreme Court
  • Tennessee Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Civic Involvement

  • Served on the Board of Directors of Opera Memphis and the Memphis Arts Council

Representative Matters

  • New Arena Public Building Authority of Memphis & Shelby County
  • City of Memphis v. Greene, U.S. Supreme Court
  • Board of County Commissioners v. Burson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • Wherry v. Union Planters Bank, Tennessee Court of Appeals
  • City of Memphis

Professional Experience

  • Tennessee House of Representatives
  • Legal Advisor to the Shelby County Delegation to the Tennessee General Assembly
  • City Attorney for the City of Memphis, Tennessee for 15 years
  • Trustee and Director of the National Institute of Municipal Law Officers

Honors

  •  Highest Professional Rating (AV®) by Martindale-Hubbell

 

Education

1961 - J.D., University of Virginia Law School

1956 - B.A., Yale University

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Memphis Bar Association (President, 1989)
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers

Admissions

  • Tennessee State Bar
  • Tennessee Supreme Court
  • Tennessee Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Civic Involvement

  • Served on the Board of Directors of Opera Memphis and the Memphis Arts Council
Clifford D. Pierce,