Christopher Gilreath

Memphis, Tennessee
Experience: 21 years
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Language(s) Spoken by Christopher Gilreath

  • English : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Antitrust
  • Car Accidents
  • Consumer Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability

Fees

  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees1/3 for most individual personal injury matters; 20% for workers' compensation cases

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • ArkansasSince 2009
  • DCSince 1998
  • TennesseeSince 1997
  • 6th CircuitSince 1998
  • U.S. Supreme CourtSince 2005

Professional Experience

  • Attorney Gilreath & Associates 1997 - Current Chris is a member of Gilreath & Associates, one of the leading plaintiff-exclusive firms in Tennessee. Chris handles serious personal injury cases in the Mid-South and beyond. From the start of his career, Chris has been committed to supporting the civil justice system and has taken a leadership role in that effort. He serves on the Board of Governors for the Tennessee Association for Justice, as well as the American Association for Justice. Through his experience and network of contacts, Chris handles cases on behalf of clients across the country, and he often enters into co-counsel arrangements with referring attorneys. Chris is licensed in Tennessee, Arkansas, and the District of Columbia. He as admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Tennessee, as well as the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Chris has also appeared before various other state and federal trial courts. Chris is dedicated to pursuing justice for his clients. His first trial involved representation of a family whose father was killed on a dangerous highway where State workers used woefully inadequate safety procedures when maintaining medians. He has tried cases for wrongful death and serious injury resulting from defective products. Chris actively represents people suffering spinal and occupational exposure injuries through workersâ compensation litigation. He has represented numerous truck drivers and their families in trucking cases ranging from wrongful death, products liability, negligence, and contract cases. Chris also pursues justice for consumers through multi-state class action litigation. His cases range from wage-and-hour litigation, to price fixing, predatory lending, monopolization and unfair competition. Chris is experienced with pursuing both the substantive merits of cases, as well as constructing working teams and coalitions of attorneys in various states throughout the country.

Education

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University J.D. 1994 - 1997Honors: Am Jur Award - Complex Litigation
  • Rhodes College B.A. | Political Science 1990 - 1994Honors: Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award

Professional Association

  • Louisiana Association for Justice #440040 Member 2008 - Current
  • Tennessee Association for Justice #440041 Board Member 2000 - Current
  • District of Columbia Bar #440042 Member 1998 - Current
  • American Association for Justice #440043 Member 1997 - Current
  • American Association for Justice #440044 Member 1997 - Current
  • Tennessee Association for Justice #440045 Member 1997 - Current

Address

200 Jefferson Ave
Suite 711 Memphis
Memphis, TN 38103 USA

Telephone: (901) 527-0511
Fax: (901) 527-0514

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