Michael Richards - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Michael Richards

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 901-577-2214

Michael Richards, senior counsel in the Memphis office, maintains an active civil trial and appellate practice, concentrating in complex business litigation, including class actions, mass actions, and CAFA issues. Recent cases involve post-employment, non-competition agreements, state and federal antitrust and securities law claims, intellectual property litigation involving patents and trademarks, and commercial litigation. Reported cases include the scope of appellate review of arbitration proceedings, commonality/typicality requirements in class certification, non-competition law, and the applicability of state antitrust statutes to the provision of service.

Rhodes CollegeBA 1968Vanderbilt University School of LawJ.D. 1971
American (Antitrust Section), Tennessee (Former Vice President), Memphis (Former President, Securities Law Section) Bar Associations Tennessee Bar Foundation Sam A. Myar, Jr. Memorial Award for outstanding service to the legal profession and the community (1985)

Office Location

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


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Antitrust of the Memphis Metro Area
Michael Richards has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Arbitration
Litigation - Antitrust
Mediation