Thomas P. Cassidy, Jr.

Memphis, TN

Thomas P. Cassidy, Jr.

Memphis, TN

Tom Cassidy’s practice focuses on workers’ compensation defense, litigation, employment, insurance law, professional liability, premises liability, ADR/mediation, transportation and vehicle litigation. Tom has represented individuals, corporations, employers and insurance companies. He has also represented railroads in claims brought pursuant to the Federal Employer Liability Act. With over 25 years of practice under his belt, Tom has extensive trial experience defending civil cases throughout Tennessee and Mississippi. Tom serves on MGC's Trucking: Rapid Response Team.

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

Motor Vehicle Litigation

Trucking & Transportation

Workers' Compensation

Insurance Coverage

Curriculum Vitae

Education (2)
  • Memphis State University (JD)
  • St. Ambrose University (BA)
Professional Memberships (10)
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Memphis/Shelby County Claims Association
  • Mississippi Claims Association
  • Shelby County Bar Association (Officer’s Nomination Committee, Fee Dispute Committee)
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Florida Workers’ Compensation Institute Steering Committee (2005-2010)
  • Hearing Committee Members for the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee (2014-2017)
Bar Admissions (4)
  • Tennessee
  • Mississippi
  • US District Court for Western and Middle Tennessee
  • US District Court for Northern Mississippi
Certifications (1)
  • Rule 31 Approved Mediator