Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C.

J. Martin Regan, Jr.

Mr. Regan serves as Senior Staff Attorney to the City of Memphis.


  • American Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • National Catholic Diocesan Attorneys’ Association


  • Best Lawyers® 2019 Municipal Law, “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis
  • Best Lawyers® 2018 Corporate Law, “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis
  • Mr. Regan has received several honors, including the Edward F. Barry Award, the National Conference for Justice Humanitarian Award, and The Commercial Appeal’s “Sportsman of the Year” award for leading the pursuit team/Memphis Grizzlies NBA basketball team relocation from Vancouver.
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Corporate Law; Municipal Law


  • General Counsel to the Southern College of Optometry
  • General Counsel and Planned Giving Director to Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
  • Outside Counsel to UT Medical Group, Inc. (University Clinical Health)
  • Director, IRIS Orchestra, Inc.
  • Director, Memphis/Shelby County Law Enforcement Foundation
  • Director, Memphis Grizzlies Foundation
  • Director, Memphis Land Bank, Inc.
  • Director and Officer, Alliance Healthcare Services, Inc.
  • Director, Southeast Foundation, Inc.
  • Director and Officer, Alpha Omega Veterans Services, Inc.


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Memphis Office

One Commerce Square
29th Floor
40 South Main Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
Telephone (901) 525-8721
FAX (901) 525-6722


University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1976
University of Tennessee, J.D., 1978

Bar Admission

Tennessee, 1978

  • Business & Commercial

    We offer comprehensive representation to businesses of all types. As detailed below, our services range from helping resolve business disputes through litigation, mediation, arbitration or negotiation to offering sound legal advice upon which to base your business decisions as well as transactional representation, document preparation services and business formation and… [Read more]

    Estate Planning and Probate Law

    Lewis Thomason attorneys offer a wealth of experience in advising individuals how to plan for the future and handle the estate administration process. Our Estate Planning and Probate Law practice concentrates on a full range of estate planning instruments, including will construction, trusts, living wills, powers of attorney and other… [Read more]

    Family Law

    Lewis Thomason has represented clients in complex Family Law cases, both in trial and appellate courts, including cases with issues concerning division of high-asset property, child custody and other family law issues. We also represent clients in uncontested cases and adoptions. [Read more]

    Municipal & Administrative

    We have a long history of providing legal counsel to cities and towns throughout Tennessee. Whether negotiating contracts on behalf of local governments or representing municipalities and utility divisions in litigation involving personal injuries and contract disputes, we understand the special legal needs of city and county governments and their… [Read more]

    Real Estate Law

    Lewis Thomason has represented both residential and commercial clients in a variety of real estate transactions, including development, franchising and zoning land use. Whether buying or selling, financing or leasing, we have experience in working with clients in the negotiation and preparation of real estate documents, as well as representation… [Read more]