Brian Faughnan
Lewis Thomason
40 S Main St #2900
Memphis, TN 38103
Work Phone: (901)577-6139
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Brian S. Faughnan practices in the Memphis office of Lewis Thomason. 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” published by the ABA.

Brian graduated from Rhodes College and received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Memphis. He is a former law clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Diane K. Vescovo, and a former adjunct professor of law at the University of Memphis Law School.

Brian is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, as well as a member of the Memphis, American, and Tennessee Bar Associations. He is the Chair of the TBA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility and also serves as a member of the TBA Board of Governors.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Year Licensed: 1998
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1998
Section Membership(s): Leadership Law Alumni, Litigation Section, Appellate Practice Section, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Board of Governors, YLD Fellows, Transition Subcommittee, Leadership Law Class of 2005, TBA Members, Special Committee on Law Practice by Foreign Lawyers
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Appellate Practice, Litigation - General Civil Practice, Litigation - Commercial