Paul Brewer’s practice focuses on construction, products liability, civil rights and government liability, general civil litigation, premises liability, transportation law, insurance defense, professional liability and ADR/mediation. With a focus on litigation and the insurance industry since 2006, Paul has tried jury trials in both state and federal court, as well as bench trials in Tennessee courts.

Outside of work, Paul spends time with his wife and two boys, as well as watching University of Tennessee football.

Practice Areas

  • Adulterated Food
  • Alcohol Liability
  • Bad Faith
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Director and Officer Liability
  • Governmental Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • SIU/Arson and Fraud
  • Slander/Defamation
  • Trucking


  • University of Memphis (JD, magna cum laude)
  • University of Tennessee (BA)

Professional Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers' Association
  • Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association

Bar Admissions

  • 2006 Tennessee
  • 2006 US District Court of Middle Tennessee
  • 2014 US District Court of Eastern Tennessee
  • 2013 US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • 2022 United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee


  • Bratton v. Bratton: The Tennessee Supreme Court Considers Postnuptial Agreements and Allows Married Parties to Agree that They May Eventually Disagree 35 U. MEM. L. REV. 579 (2005)
  • The Fourth Estate and the Quest for a Double-Edged Shield: Why a Federal Reporters’ Shield Law Would Violate the First Amendment 36 U. MEM. L. REV. 1073 (2006)