John I. Houseal , Jr. - Glankler Brown, PLLC

John I. Houseal , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

John I. Houseal, Jr., concentrates his practice in the areas of litigation, including health care and construction. In addition, his practice also focuses on compliance, ERISA, and insurance coverage. A significant portion of his practice involves representing clients regarding compliance with federal and state laws, as well as in the litigation of construction related issues. Practice includes:

  • State and Federal Court LitigationConstruction Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation and Consultation
  • Antitrust Compliance
  • Healthcare Compliance
  • False Claims and related Litigation

Prior to joining Glankler Brown, PLLC, Mr. Houseal served as Captain, JAG, in the United States Air Force, and graduated from Air University, Judge Advocate Staff Officer School. He served as Assistant Staff Judge Advocate of the 21st Air Base Group, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, Trial Counsel and Claims Officer. Mr. Houseal is a licensed, instrument-rated pilot.

Mr. Houseal is also a Certified Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator specializing in construction and healthcare matters.

Speaking Engagements:

Mr. Houseal is a frequent lecturer at continuing education programs in his areas of practice. Mr. Houseal's past speaking engagements have included topics involving ERISA, health plan operation and construction.

Published Articles:

-"An Overview of ERISA from a Litigator's Standpoint," Tenn. Bar Journal
-"HMOs and PPOs: What's the Difference?"- Today's HEALTHCARE magazine

University of MemphisBS 1967University of MemphisJ.D. 1970
Defense Research InstituteLawyers Journal Club of Memphis (Professional society of selected Litigation attorneys)Tennessee Bar Association (Member, Litigation & Health Law Sections)Memphis (former Director) Bar AssociationAmerican Health Lawyers AssociationBlueCross & BlueShield of MemphisResolute SystemsApproved AAA Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association

Office Location

6000 Poplar Avenue, Suite 400
Memphis, TN 38119
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law of the Memphis Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Health Care Law of the Memphis Metro Area
John I. Houseal, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!John I. Houseal, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Litigation - Construction