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Rebecca C. Blair

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5214 Maryland Way #207
Brentwood, Tennessee 37027
USA

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LEGAL EXPERIENCE

In 18 years Rebecca Blair has developed an immensely diverse practice. Ms. Blair has substantial experience in many aspects of civil litigation, including tort law, insurance coverage litigation, business litigation, and probate litigation. In addition to her litigation experience, Ms. Blair is also listed as a Rule 31 General Civil mediator.

Professional Accomplishments

Voted one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in the Mid-South in 2012 by Mid-South Super Lawyers/ Memphis Magazine, Rebecca Blair enjoys an AV Preeminent Peer Review rating in Martindale Hubbell. Ms. Blair was also elected to Best Lawyers in America in 2012 for her work in Business Litigation. Ms. Blair has been elected by her peers as a Mid-South Super Lawyer in the area of Plaintiff's Personal Injury Litigation every year since 2009.

EDUCATION

  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    B.A. 1993 Cum Laude
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    J.D. 1996 Cum Laude

LICENSURE

Tennessee

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

BAR ASSOCIATION AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Leadership Roles:

  • T.L.A.W. (Past President)
  • Nashville Bar Association (Past Board Member)
  • Bench Bar Committee of the Tennessee Judicial Conference (Immediate Past Chair)

Professional Honors:

  • Best Lawyers In America (Commercial Litigation)
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers since 2009
  • America Bar Association, T.I.P.S. Leadership Academy Class of 2008-2009
  • Nashville Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Voted Top 50: 2013 Nashville SuperLawyers
  • Top 50: 2013 Women Mid-South SuperLawyers
  • Top 100: 2013 Tennessee SuperLawyers by Mid/South Super Lawyers/ Memphis Magazine
  • Rebecca Blair enjoys an AV Preeminent Peer Review rating in Martindale Hubbell
  • Ms. Blair is also listed in Best Lawyers in America in the categories of Business Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation.

COMMUNITY SERVICE AND ACTIVITIES

  • Leadership Franklin, Class of 2010-2011
  • Davidson County Foster Care Review Board
  • S.O.S.A. ("Stamping Out Sexual Abuse")

PUBLICATIONS

  • Tennessee Bar Journal, "New Tennessee Law May Reduce Frivolous Suits but Make Valid Claims More Difficult" September 2008
  • Associate Editor - Tennessee Tort Law Letter (2005- 2007)

SEMINARS AND SPEECHES

  • Seminar: 2014 Mid-Year Tort Law UpdateM. Lee Smith Publishers - July 16, 2014
  • Seminar: Case Evaluation from the Plaintiff’s PerspectiveNashville Bar Association - April 17, 2014
  • Seminar: Hot Topics in Tennessee Probate LitigationM. Lee Smith Publishers - April 17, 2014
  • Seminar: Probate & Estate Planning Conference for Tennessee AttorneysM. Lee Smith Publishers - November 2013
  • Seminar: 2013 Law Conference for Tennessee PractitionersM. Lee Smith Publishers - November 2013
  • Seminar: Annual Medical Malpractice Conference - M. Lee Smith, Publishers - May 2013
  • Seminar: Conservatorship Panel - Tennessee Bar Association, Sponsor - February 22, 2013
  • Seminar: Probate Litigation - Sumner County Bar Association, Sponsor - February 7, 2013
  • Seminar: Tort Law Conference for Tennessee Attorneys - Tennessee Attorneys Memo, Sponsor - December 14, 2012
  • Seminar: Probate Planning and Administration - M. Lee Smith, Sponsor - November 16, 2012
  • Seminar: Issues in Conservatorships - M.Lee Smith, Sponsor - November 1, 2012
  • Seminar: Will Contests in Tennessee - M. Lee Smith, Sponsor - October 16, 2012
  • Seminar: Tennessee Judicial Conference Bench Bar Program - Tennessee Bar Association, Sponsor - June 2012
  • Seminar: Goals of Corrective Justice - Lipscomb University Law Camp, Sponsor - June 25, 2012
  • Seminar: Hot Coffee - Lipscomb University, Sponsor - November 30, 2011
  • Seminar: The 5th Annual Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners - Tennessee Attorneys Memo, Sponsor - November 3-4, 2011
  • Seminar: Tennessee Probate & Estate Planning Conference - Tennessee Attorneys Memo, Sponsor - October 14, 2011
  • Seminar: Estate Planning and Probate Practice Institute: Development, Strategies and Tips for Estate Planner and Probate Practitioners - Nashville Bar Association, Sponsor - October 11, 2011
  • Seminar: Hot Topics in Probate Litigation - Williamson County Bar Association - October 7, 2011
  • Seminar: Ethical Issues in Probate Litigation - Nashville School of Law, Sponsor - October 5, 2011
  • Seminar: Medical Malpractice Conference for Tennessee Attorneys - Tennessee Attorneys Memo, Sponsor - May 11, 2011
  • Seminar: Tips for Probate Draftsmen from the Litigators’ Perspective - Nashville Bar Association, Sponsor - March 23, 2011
  • Seminar: Probate Litigation: Conservatorships, Will Contests and Claims Against Estates - Nashville School of Law, Sponsor - March 23, 2011
  • Seminar: Tennessee Supreme Court Tort Cases in 2010 - Tennessee Attorneys Memo, Sponsor - December 2010
  • Seminar: Medical Malpractice Conference for Tennessee Attorneys - Tennessee Attorneys Memo, Sponsor - May 2010
  • Seminar: Deciding Whether to Accept Representation: Case Investigation, Employment Contract, and Ethical Considerations - Nashville School of Law, Sponsor - March 10, 2010
  • Seminar: Annual John Dice Seminar - Memphis Bar Association, Sponsor - December 16, 2009
  • Seminar: Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners - Tennessee Attorneys Memo, Sponsor - Fall 2009
  • Seminar: 2009 Amendments to Medical Malpractice Act Effective July 1: What Tennessee Attorneys Must Know - Tennessee Attorneys Memo Audio Conference, Sponsor - July 21, 2009
  • Seminar: Medical Malpractice Conference for Tennessee Attorneys - Tennessee Attorneys Memo, Sponsor - May 8, 2009
  • Seminar: Effectively Handling Malpractice Cases in Tennessee - TBA Bar Center, Sponsor - March 6, 2009
  • Seminar: The Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee - Day & Blair, Sponsor - December 15-16, 2008
  • Seminar: Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners - Tennessee Attorneys Memo, Sponsor - September 18-19, 2008
  • Seminar: Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases - Tennessee Attorneys Memo Audio Conference, Sponsor - June 25, 2008
  • Seminar: Medical Malpractice Conference for Tennessee Attorneys - Tennessee Attorneys Memo and Tennessee Tort Law Letter, Sponsor - May 2, 2008
  • Seminar: Successful Women Litigators: Taking It to the Next Level - Tennessee Association for Justice, Sponsor - April 25, 2008
  • Seminar: Vicarious Liability in Medical Malpractice Cases - Tennessee Attorneys Memo Audio Conference, Sponsor - March 28, 2008
  • Seminar: Handling Medical Negligence Claims - National Business Institute Seminar, Sponsor - March 18, 2008
  • Seminar: Tackling Advanced Medical Malpractice Issues - National Business Institute Seminar, Sponsor - December 12, 2007
  • Seminar: Medical Malpractice: Meeting the Criteria for the Locality Rule - Tennessee Attorneys Memo Audio Conference, Sponsor - November 20, 2007
  • Seminar: TBA/YLD Trial Practice Seminar - TennBarU and YLD, Sponsor - February 2, 2007
  • Seminar: Unlocking the Power of the Law, Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee - Branham & Day, P.C. Sponsor - December 20-21, 2006
  • Seminar: Beyond the Fundamentals of Civil Litigation - Branham & Day, P.C. Sponsor - December 19, 2005
  • Seminar: Unlocking the Power of the Law, Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee - Branham & Day, P.C. Sponsor - December 14-15, 2005
  • Seminar: Beyond the Fundamentals of Civil Litigation - Branham & Day, P.C. Sponsor - December 21, 2004
  • Seminar: Unlocking the Power of the Law, Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee - Branham & Day, P.C. Sponsor - November 17-18, 2004
  • Seminar: Unlocking the Power of the Law, Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee - Branham & Day, P.C. Sponsor - December 16-17, 2003
  • Seminar: Unlocking the Power of the Law, Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee - Branham & Day, P.C. Sponsor - December 17-18, 2002