E. Todd Presnell - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

E. Todd Presnell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 615-252-2355

Todd Presnell is a trial lawyer licensed in Georgia and Tennessee who represents major corporations, small businesses, governmental entities, tax-exempt organizations, and individuals in their litigation-related needs. Mr. Presnell has served as lead counsel in federal and state courts across the country, including Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Mexico, Tennessee, and Texas. He has handled numerous bench and jury trials, argued before the Sixth, Seventh, and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals, the Tennessee Court of Appeals, and briefed cases before the United States Supreme Court and the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Mr. Presnell's experience includes product liability cases in the automotive, equipment-manufacturing, food-product, and manufactured housing industries, employment-discrimination cases for small, privately held companies to multinational corporations, disputes over non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, litigation over trade-secrets violations, contract and other disputes involving health-care companies, fiduciary-duty disputes involving corporate directors and officers, trust-related litigation, and business tort claims.

In addition to his trial and appellate work, Mr. Presnell is a recognized expert in the area of evidentiary privileges, including serving as Editor-in-Chief of Evidentiary Privileges for Corporate Counsel (DRI 2008), and provides audit-related and training services to in-house legal departments in establishing and maintaining the corporate attorney-client privilege. He also works with in-house legal departments in creating and implementing document-retention policies and procedures.

University of TennesseeBS The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawJ.D.
Defense Research InstituteInternational Association of Defense CounselAmerican Bar AssociationTennessee Bar AssociationNashville Bar AssociationMemphis Bar AssociationCourt Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children, NashvilleMemphis Law Alumni AssociationThe Corporate Counselor

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States District Court, District of New Mexico

Office Location

Roundabout Plaza, Suite 700
1600 Division Street
Nashville, TN 37203
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Labor and Employment