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Michael G. McLaren - Memphis, TN

530 Oak Court DriveSuite 360 Memphis, TN 38117

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Updated: 06/08/2021

Memphis Federal and State Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Michael G. McLaren practices in the areas of federal and state litigation, commercial litigation, professional liability, insurance coverage, environmental law, construction law, fidelity and surety law, and creditors rights. Mr. McLaren has been admitted to the Tennessee Bar, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Claims Court, U.S. District Court for the Western and Middle Districts of Tennessee, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit...

Michael G. McLaren practices in the areas of federal and state litigation, commercial litigation, professional liability, insurance coverage, environmental law, construction law, fidelity and surety law, and creditors rights. Mr. McLaren has been admitted to the Tennessee Bar, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Claims Court, U.S. District Court for the Western and Middle Districts of Tennessee, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

A native of Joliet, Illinois, Mr. McLaren received a B.A. at Yale University in 1972. He earned his J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago in 1976. In 1975-1976, Mr. McLaren was an instructor for legal writing and the editor of Blackacre at Loyola University of Chicago. Mr. McLaren was Executive Vice-President and General Counsel at Wright Medical Technology, Inc., in 1998. He has given several lectures, including a lecture on "How Hollywood Handles Legal Ethics," Memphis Bar Association, Destin, Florida, 2004; "Expert Witnesses," Memphis Bar Association, Destin Florida and Memphis, Tennessee, 2003; "Initial Evaluation of Claims and Early Litigation Checklist" at the Republic Claims Service Meeting in Dallas, Texas in 1995 and again in Atlanta in 2002. In addition to his legal career, Mr. McLaren has appeared in A Time to Kill, The Firm, The People v. Larry Flynt, and other feature films.

Memberships include the National Congressional Advisory Committee on Childhood Vaccines, 1998-2001; Memphis and Tennessee Bar Associations; and the International Association of Defense Counsel (Faculty Member, Trial Academy, 1997).

About Michael G. McLaren

Practice Areas

  • Federal and State Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Environmental Law
  • Construction Law
  • Fidelity and Surety Law
  • Creditors Rights

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Memphis Bar Association (Member)
  • Tennessee Bar Association (Member)

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1976
    J.D.
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1972
    B.A.

Past Positions

  • Wright Medical Technology, Inc., Executive Vice-President and General Counsel, 1998 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • National Congressional Advisory Committee on Childhood Vaccines, 1998 - 2001

Classes and Seminars

  • Faculty member, International Association of Defense Counsel, Trial Academy, 1997 - Present

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Michael G. McLaren

Included on the 2023 Mid-South list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Mid-South Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Michael G. McLaren on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Fellow of the American Bar Association
  • Mid-South Super Lawyer, 2005-2020
  • The Best Lawyers of America, 2015-2020
  • "Lawyer of the Year, Medical Malpractice-Defendants" in 2020

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Office Information

Address

530 Oak Court DriveSuite 360 Memphis, TN 38117

Fax

  • (901) 762-0539

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

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