J. Paul Brewer

Nashville, TN

J. Paul Brewer

Nashville, TN

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 & Business Litigation

Construction Litigation

Director & Officer Liability/Fiduciary

Government/Municipal Liability


Nursing Home Liability

Premises Liability

Products Liability

Management & Professional Liability

Slander & Defamation

Trucking & Transportation

Insurance Coverage

Curriculum Vitae

Education (2)
  • University of Memphis (JD, magna cum laude)
  • University of Tennessee (BA)
Professional Memberships (6)
  • 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 (5)
  • Tennessee (2006)
  • US District Court of Middle Tennessee (2006)
  • US District Court of Eastern Tennessee (2014)
  • US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2013)
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (2022)
Publications (2)
  • 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)