Leadership

Litigation Leadership

Chair
John McCann
Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC
jmccann@bpjlaw.com
130 N. Court Ave
Memphis, TN 38103
 
East TN Delegate
Dan Coughlin
Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, P.C.
danieldcoughlin@gmail.com
777 Anderson St
Bristol, TN 37620

Following law school, Mr. Coughlin clerked for two Tennessee Court of Appeals Judges. Since then, he has engaged in the private practice of law throughout Upper East Tennessee for nearly two decades, focusing on civil litigation involving personal injuries, workers' compensation, disability, insurance disputes, probate and conservatorships. He has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist

Immediate Past Chair
Sarah Akin
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
sarah.akin@ogletreedeakins.com
401 Commerce Street, Ste. 1200
Nashville, TN 37219

Sarah Henry Akin is Assistant General Counsel in the Nashville office of Ogletree Deakins.  Shehas spent her career litigating employment and civil rights matters in state and federal courts, as well as handling investigations and hearings before federal and state administrative agencies.  Prior to joining the firm, Mrs. Henry Akin served as counsel to a global