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130 North Court Ave
Memphis TN 38103
Fax: 901.524.5024

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Porter Feild’s practice focuses on general litigation, including matters in both state and federal court. He practices in the area of real estate litigation, plaintiff personal injury and complex business litigation.

Mr. Feild is a graduate of the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the University of Memphis Law Review, and has served on the Board of Directors of the University of Memphis Alumni Association. He is involved in many civic and religious organizations and institutions throughout the community, including the Church of the River, and the Boy Scouts of America.


  • University of Memphis (J.D., 1993)
  • University of Memphis (B.A., 1989)

Professional Honors and Activities

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Insurance, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, and Real Estate Law (2017-2021)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Memphis Bar Association (2010- 2011)
  • Treasurer, Memphis Bar Foundation Board of Directors (2009)
  • Fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation (Elected 2006)
  • Member, Tennessee Supreme Court Task Force on Fee Dispute Resolution (2005- 2006)
  • Chair, Memphis Bar Association Fee Dispute Committee (2005)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Tennessee Bar Association Real Estate Section (2004-2007)
  • Member, Board of Directors, University of Memphis School of Law Alumni Association (2004-2006)
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Jerome Turner, United States District Judge (1993)
  • Editor-in-Chief, University of Memphis Law Review (1992-93)

Publications and Presentations of Note

  • Presenter, “Land Use Law: Current Issues in Subdivision, Annexation and Zoning--Ethics In Land Use,” National Business Institute (October 2019)
  • Co-author, "The 2018 Amendments to the Neighborhood Preservation Act: A More Powerful Tool for Blight Eradication," Guest Column in The Daily Memphian (January, 2019)
  • Presenter, “Attorney's Guide to Local Government Law--Condemnation Nuts and Bolts,” National Business Institute (January 2016)
  • Presenter, “Eminent Domain From Start to Finish,” National Business Institute (November 2013) 
  • Presenter, “Law and Literature,” M. Lee Smith Co. Teleconference (January 2010)
  • Presenter, “Real Estate in a Troubled Economy,” TAM Real Estate Law Conference, Nashville School of Law (December 2009)
  • Presenter, “Judicial Sales in Tennessee,” Memphis Bar Association Real Estate Law Section (November 2009) 
  • Presenter, “Real Estate Law Update,” TAM Real Estate Law Conference, Nashville School of Law (December 2008)
  • Presenter, TAM Law Conference for the Tennessee Practitioner, Memphis Faculty (September 2008)
  • Presenter, Tennessee Condominium Act of 2008 Teleconference, Sponsored by M. Lee Smith Co. (May 2008)
  • Presenter, Real Estate Law Institute (2005, 2003 and 2001)
  • Symposium, Note, “Incremental Damages – An Economic Analysis of Contributory and Comparative Negligence,” 23 MEM. ST. U. L. REV. 191 (1992)
  • Comment, Payne v. Tennessee: “The Admissibility of Victim Impact Statements – A Move Toward Less Rational Sentencing,” 22 MEM. ST. U. L. REV. 135 (1991)

Community Involvement

  • Boy Scouts of America, Assistant Scout Master