E. Todd Presnell

E. Todd Presnell


Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Recognized since 2008

Nashville, Tennessee

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Banking and Finance
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Labor and Employment
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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.

Contact & Links

Location

  • Roundabout Plaza, Suite 700
    1600 Division Street
    Nashville, TN 37203

Education

  • The University of Memphis , J.D., graduated 1995
  • The University of Tennessee, B.S., graduated 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, Tennessee Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children, Nashville - Board of Directors Member
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • International Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • Memphis Bar Association - Member
  • Memphis Law Alumni Association - Board Member
  • Nashville Bar Association - Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association - Member
  • The Corporate Counselor - Editorial Board Member

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Headquarters: Birmingham, Alabama

252 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

45 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Labor and Employment

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Banking and Finance, Nashville (2022)
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment, Nashville (2018)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

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

Special Focus

  • COVID-19

Awards:

  • Listed in Nashville Business Journal, "Best of the Bar," 2013
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Leadership Law Program, 2007
  • Nashville Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Finalist, Emerging Leaders Award-Legal Services Category, 2009
  • Listed by The Nashville Post, "Top 100 Lawyers in Tennessee"
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, 2010-2013
  • Listed in Benchmark Litigation

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

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