Christopher L. Vescovo
Mr. Vescovo practices in the area of civil litigation, handling matters in state and federal courts. He has substantial experience in jury and bench trials in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. He has defended claims involving medical malpractice, insurance bad faith, and governmental tort liability.  Mr. Vescovo is a Rule 31-listed mediator in general civil mediation for the Supreme Court of Tennessee and has mediated cases involving medical malpractice, premises liability, worker's compensation and motor-vehicle negligence. In addition to his active litigation practice, Mr. Vescovo counsels small business clients regarding formation, purchases/sales, governance and general matters. Mr. Vescovo is a regular…

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Mr. Vescovo practices in the area of civil litigation, handling matters in state and federal courts. He has substantial experience in jury and bench trials in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. He has defended claims involving medical malpractice, insurance bad faith, and governmental tort liability.  Mr. Vescovo is a Rule 31-listed mediator in general civil mediation for the Supreme Court of Tennessee and has mediated cases involving medical malpractice, premises liability, worker’s compensation and motor-vehicle negligence.

In addition to his active litigation practice, Mr. Vescovo counsels small business clients regarding formation, purchases/sales, governance and general matters. Mr. Vescovo is a regular speaker on trial practice. Mr. Vescovo serves as legal counsel to author Inman Majors and negotiated the sale of the movie rights to Mr. Majors’ second novel, Wonderdog.

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Inducted as Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • Best Lawyers® 2018 Personal Injury Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis
  • Inducted as Memphis Bar Association Fellow
  • Graduate, International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy
  • Former president and member of the board of directors, Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • Listed among Tennessee Super Lawyers, Personal Injury Defense
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Personal Injury Litigation & Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Holds the highest rating, AV, from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Member, West Tennessee Leadership Council for Youth Villages
  • Officer and member, Board of Trustees, St. Agnes Academy–St. Dominic School, 2005-2011
  • Former member, Board of Directors, St. Thomas More Catholic Lawyers Guild of West Tennessee
  • Coach of the Memphis Central High School mock trial team, 2003 to 2009


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