Gregory G. Fletcher - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Gregory G. Fletcher

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Gregory G. Fletcher, shareholder in the Memphis office and head of the Firm's Advocacy Department, concentrates his practice in civil trials and appeals.  His litigation experience includes the trial of complex franchise, excise and sales and use tax cases on behalf of telecommunications companies and manufacturers, and the representation of businesses in cases involving asset valuation, construction disputes, general contract disputes and business torts.  Mr. Fletcher's experience also includes the trial of numerous property tax valuation and equalization cases for railroads and public utilities in state and federal court.  His representative cases include: CSX Transportation, Inc. v. New York Office of Real Property Services, 306 F.3d 87 (2nd Cir. 2002); Wheeling & Lake Erie R.R. v. Pennsylvania Public Utilities Comm’n, 141 F.3d 88 (3rd Cir. 1998); Consolidated Rail Corporation c. Town of Hyde Park, 47 F.3d 473 (2nd Cir. 1995); Burlington Northern R.R. v. Dept. of Rev. of St. of Washington, 23 F.3d 239 (9th Cir. 1994); and Burlington Northern R.R. v. Triplett, 682 F. Supp. 443 (D. Minn. 1988).

University of ColoradoBA 1969University of Tennessee College of LawJ.D. 1977
Naval AviatorMemphis, Tennessee and American Bar Associations

Case History

Recent Representative Matters
  • Obtained settlement and dismissal of assessment of Tennessee motor fuels taxes against major petroleum refiner on grounds of auditor error.
  • Obtained settlement and dismissal of state sales, franchise, and excise tax assessment against internet vendor of software on grounds of lack of constitutional nexus.
  • Obtained settlement and dismissal of multi-year ad valorem tax assessment against Class I railroad in Florida in a case involving taxation of tangible and intangible property.

Office Location

First Tennessee Building, Suite 2000
165 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Memphis Metro Area
Gregory G. Fletcher has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Construction
Litigation and Controversy - Tax