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Memphis, TN 38103
Tel: (901) 524-5109
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Arbitration, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Commercial and Business Litigation
Labor and Employment Law
Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Media Law
White Collar and Criminal Investigations
Environmental Law
Education, Charitable, and Not-for-Profit Organizations

• Tennessee, 1969

• Memphis Bar Association (Director, 1981-1983 and 1992-1994)
• Tennessee Bar Association
• American Bar Association

Jef Feibelman


Mr. Feibelman engages principally in the litigation, arbitration or mediation of complex commercial matters. He has litigated substantial claims involving fraud, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of non-compete and confidentiality agreements, shareholder and partnership disputes, and business dissolution and valuation controversies. He has also been retained or appointed in numerous matters of public interest involving state and federal constitutional law and statutory interpretation. Mr. Feibelman regularly counsels boards and governing bodies of corporations on fiduciary issues, director/officer liability, and corporate governance/ethics. An experienced trial lawyer with extensive jury and bench trial experience in both federal and state courts, he is the Tennessee State Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He, with Joel Porter, served as lead counsel for the plaintiffs in one of the largest commercial recoveries in state history. He serves as Special Master by court appointment on pending litigation and as a special litigation committee in corporate disputes. He also regularly serves as a mediator or arbitrator in complex commercial and business disputes. In 2006, he was awarded the Lawyer’s Lawyer Award by the Memphis Bar Association, its highest honor. Mr. Feibelman is ranked by Chambers USA in Band 1 of General Commercial Litigators in Tennessee (2014), one of only two lawyers in Memphis and nine in Tennessee to have such a ranking. Mr. Feibelman began his law practice in 1970 after a clerkship with Hon. Bailey Brown, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. He joined the firm as a member in 1977 and served as its managing partner from 2007-2010.

• Yale University (B.A., 1966; J.D., 1969)
• Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Bailey Brown, 1969-1970

• Appointed by Tennessee Supreme Court to serve on Advisory Commission for Business Court Pilot Project
• Ranked by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in Band 1 in the area of General Commercial Litigators in Tennessee (2014)
• State Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers Tennessee State Committee (2014-2016)
• Named Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Bet-the-Company Litigation in the Memphis area (2011, 2012, & 2013)
• Named Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation - Banking & Finance in the Memphis area (2014)
• Named to Best Lawyers in America® list in the areas of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Securities (1995-2015)
• Named to the "Top 100 Tennessee Super Lawyers" list (2007-2014)
• Named to the "Top 50 Memphis Super Lawyers" list (2007-2014)
• Named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list in the area of Business Litigation (2007-2014)
• Recognized in the area of Litigation in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2009-present)
• Fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation and Tennessee Bar Foundation
• Member, Advisory Committee on Rules, U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
• Member, Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission (Tennessee Bar Association Representative) (2002-2008)
• Member, Board of Professional Responsibility Advisory Committee (Tennessee Supreme Court Appointment)
• Member, Federal Court Local Rules Revision Committee
• Adjunct Professor, University of Memphis Law School (1980-1988, 1992-1994)
• Adjunct Professor, Rhodes College (1973-1974, 1977-1978)

• Memphis Bar Association, "Developments in Ethics" (2014)
• Charter School Leadership Institute (Nashville, 2006)
• Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Ethics Seminar (June, 2006)
• Memphis Bar Association, “Practice and Procedure Before the Board of Professional Responsibility” (February, 2006)
• Memphis Bar Association, “Mediation” (December, 2005)
• Memphis Bar Association, “Public Trust & Confidence in the Legal System” (November, 2005)
• Memphis Bar Association, “Fun with Ethics - An Oxymoron” (September, 2005)
• Presentation with U.S. Magistrate Judge Tu Pham to Memphis Bar Association Young Leaders Institute (2005)
• U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Education, Seminar on Legal Ethics (October, 2004)
• Memphis Bar Association, “21st Century Law, Technology & Ethics” (October, 2004; October, 2012)
• Memphis Bar Association, Federal Practice Seminar (September, 2004)
• American Inns of Court, Leo Bearman, Sr. Inn, Board of Professional Responsibility (September, 2004)
• Memphis Bar Association, “Labor & Employment Law Section Annual Review” (December, 2003)
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