Glassman, Wyatt, Tuttle & Cox is a boutique law firm engaging only in civil trial litigation in courts primarily around the Mid-South, including in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky and Alabama. Our lawyers focus their talents on helping clients achieve the best possible results in their trial and arbitration matters both inside and outside the courtroom. The firm is renowned for its ability to handle the most difficult legal situations with targeted and steadfast intensity. Representing clients on both sides of the docket gives us unique insights into what motivates our opponents in court and during settlement negotiations.
With over forty years of experience in trying lawsuits and protecting our clients, we strive to act as reliable and trustworthy advocates for our clients, protecting them from legal harm or obtaining that to which they are legally entitled as necessary. We likewise endeavor to be valued by our clients not as mere counselors, but as trusted allies, sentinels and members of their professional family. We welcome the opportunity to serve our clients over the long-term on a regional capacity, using our firm’s resources to protect clients in multiple states.
Our firm’s shareholders have been regularly acknowledged by the Bar as top and leading members, earning recognition in a number of organizations: AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell, members of the American Board of Trial Advocates, recognized as both the Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers, founding members of the Trucking Industry Defense Associations (TIDA), membership in the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (with membership limited to one attorney for every one million citizens of a geographic area).
The Firm has been ranked as one of the country’s Best Law Firms by U.S. News and World Reports. Firm attorneys have graduated from the Leadership Class of the Tennessee Bar Association and are members of the American Inn of Court.
We believe successful trial lawyers must master the subject material of each particular case, using the skills developed over the years to achieve maximum results for the firm’s clients. As such, the firm has handled civil litigation in a wide variety of areas, including but not limited to professional liability (medical malpractice, legal malpractice and BPR defense, accounting malpractice, realtor and broker malpractice, dental malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect, architectural malpractice and engineering malpractice); serious personal injury; products liability and medical device injury; employer-employee relations; construction litigation and defective design; patents and trademarks (litigation and prosecution); false claims, whistleblower and qui tam; estate and trust disputes; commercial and business litigation of multiple facets; workers’ compensation and transportation litigation.
Our firm prides itself on not only working for our clients but also working for our community. The Firm’s Shareholders and Associate Members, led by Senior Shareholder Richard Glassman, regularly give back to the Memphis community and abroad. Some select charities and associations that the firm and its members have supported over the years include:
- Shelby Residential and Vocational Services (Specialized Services for the Mentally Retarded Adult)
- DAE Valley Camp (summer camp for mentally and physically retarded children)
- Memphis and Shelby County Convention Center Board
- Lausanne Collegiate School Board of Directors
- LeBonheur Children’s Hospital Foundation Associate Board
- Memphis Oral School for the Deaf
- Memphis UrbanArt Commission
- Network for Caring
- University of Memphis-College of Arts and Sciences Board of Trustees
- University of Memphis National Alumni Association Board
- Big Brother-Big Sisters of Memphis
- Child Advocacy Center
- Porter-Leath Children’s Center
- Wills for Heroes
- Streets Ministries
- Junior League of Memphis
- Woodland Presbyterian School Board of Trustees
- Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis
- Memphis Zoo Board of Directors
- Boy Scouts of America
- Orpheum Theater
- Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation