R. Dale Bay and Brian S. Faughnan have been selected by American Lawyer Media (ALM) and Martindale-Hubbell as 2017 Elite Lawyers of the South.
R. Dale Bay is a shareholder in the firm’s Nashville office, where he served as managing shareholder for 20 years. Since beginning his practice with the firm in 1984, Mr. Bay has concentrated in the area of civil jury trial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the southeastern United States. Mr. Bay’s litigation work includes tort, product liability, professional malpractice defense, transportation/trucking law, aviation law, personal injury automobile/personal lines, employment discrimination, and business and commercial litigation. Mr. Bay has defended numerous complex, multimillion-dollar personal injury claims in both state and federal courts, representing a variety of national and international clients as well as local companies and professionals.
Brian S. Faughnan practices in the firm’s Memphis office. In addition to the area of lawyer ethics and professional responsibility, Mr. Faughnan’s practice is focused on commercial litigation, appellate litigation, and media law. Mr. Faughnan is a frequent author and speaker on ethics and professional responsibility issues. He writes a recurring column entitled “Faughnan on Ethics” for Memphis Lawyer magazine and is a co-author of the book “Professional Responsibility in Litigation” and “Professional Responsibility in Litigation, Second Edition” published by the ABA.