Margaret Cooper Roney and John Dotson, Fellows, Memphis Bar Foundation

The Memphis Bar Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Memphis Bar Association. Its mission is to advocate and support public awareness of the legal system, promote social justice and legal education, and encourage and recognize professionalism among members of the Bar.

Each year the Memphis Bar Foundation selects a small number of prominent Memphis lawyers as Fellows of the Bar Foundation. They are selected not only for their accomplishments in the legal profession but for their commitment to the mission of the Memphis Bar Foundation.

We congratulate Maggie and John on becoming the latest LT Memphis attorneys to receive this well-deserved honor.

Maggie Roney is a shareholder in the firm’s Memphis office. A native Memphian, Ms. Roney has a diverse litigation practice throughout West Tennessee, with particular emphasis in representing defendants in healthcare liability, transportation, product liability, and personal injury litigation. Ms. Roney has successfully defended numerous cases prior to trial and through verdict, and she routinely obtains favorable results for her clients at the appellate level as well. Ms. Roney regularly litigates in both state and federal courts. She is also frequently retained before litigation to assist in evaluating and controlling her clients’ exposure to potential lawsuits.


Mr. Dotson, Of Counsel, has extensive experience in advising and defending clients in the health care industry, including physicians and physician practice groups, in a range of areas such as HIPAA, Medicare/Medicaid audit claims and other areas of regulatory compliance. He also has extensive experience in defending physicians against medical malpractice claims. His other practice areas include premises liability, business litigation and employment law. He has tried numerous civil lawsuits to verdict and he has briefed and argued cases before the Tennessee Court of Appeals and the Tennessee Supreme Court.  Mr. Dotson is a Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator.



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