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130 North Court Ave
Memphis TN 38103
Fax: 901.524.5024

Admitted to Practice

Tennessee, 2004

Mississippi, 2005

United States Supreme Court, 2012

Bar Admissions

American Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Memphis Bar Association

Trey Thacher began his practice at Burch, Porter & Johnson in 2004, after graduating from Emory University School of Law. He served as Executive Managing Editor of the Emory Law Journal from 2003 - 2004. Prior to entering law school, Mr. Thacher graduated cum laude from Rhodes College in 2001. Mr. Thacher’s practice focuses on plaintiffs’ medical malpractice and personal injury litigation, and workers’ compensation.


  • Emory University (J.D., 2004); Emory Law Journal (Executive Managing Editor, 2003 – 2004; Staff Editor, 2002 - 2003)
  • Rhodes College (B.A., 2001), cum laude

Professional Honors and Activities

  • West Tennessee Governor, Tennessee Bar Association Board of Governors (2018-2019)
  • Co-Chair, Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Steering Committee (2018-2020)
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Steering Committee (2016-2018)
  • Named to the Super Lawyers Mid-South "Rising Stars" list in the area of Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (2008, 2010- 2014)
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association Mentoring Committee
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Rhodes College Institute for the Profession of Law
  • Leadership Law Program, Tennessee Bar Association (Class of 2011)
  • Ombudsman, Department of Defense Employer Support of Guard and Reserve Program
  • Co-Chair, Law Week Committee, Memphis Bar Association (2008- 2009)
  • Memphis Bar Association Leadership Forum (2007- 2008)

Publications and Presentations of Note

  • Presenter, "Looking to the Horizon: Proposed Changes to the Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure, Tennessee's Worker's Compensation System and Other Important Procedural Issues," Memphis Bar Association Litigation Section Annual Seminar (December 2012) 
  • Presenter, “Nursing Home/Assisted Living Facility Malpractice Litigation,” National Business Institute (September 2011)
  • Panelist, "Do We Need Medical Malpractice Tort Reform?," Rhodes College Institute for the Profession of Law (October 2010)