Firm Profile

Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC

130 North Court Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
United States
(901) 524.5000

Firm Details

Burch, Porter & Johnson is one of the oldest law firms in Tennessee. Since its founding in 1904, the firm has maintained a tradition of involvement in the legal and community affairs of the region.

Burch, Porter & Johnson engages in a highly diversified practice. The firm's litigation and general practice includes trial and appellate practice in all courts, general corporate and commercial practice, antitrust, banking, bankruptcy, criminal law, environmental law, employment law, employee benefits, trademark and intellectual property, media law, railroad law, probate, estate planning, defamation law, products liability, family law, alternative dispute resolution, and zoning.

The firm has a sophisticated business law practice with emphasis on general representation and transactional practice in corporate structure, finance, franchising, health care transactions, regulation of health care entities, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, real estate development, the hotel and hospitality industry, information technology, regulation of financial institutions, secured lending, securities law, international business law and tax law.


Nathan A. Bicks
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Tennessee in Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs with 5 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Memphis in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Memphis in Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs with 5 lawyers

Firm Practice Areas

  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Family Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates

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Memphis, TN

130 North Court Avenue

Memphis, TN 38103

United States

(901) 524.5000

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