John I. Houseal, Jr.

John I. Houseal, Jr.


Glankler Brown, PLLC

Recognized since 2011

Memphis, Tennessee

Practice Areas

Health Care Law

Insurance Law

Litigation - Construction

Mediation

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Insurance Law
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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 Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation and Consultation
  • Antitrust Compliance
  • Healthcare Compliance
  • False Claims and related Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage

    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

Location
  • 6000 Poplar Avenue, Suite 400
    Memphis, TN 38119
Education
  • University of Memphis, J.D., graduated 1970
  • University of Memphis, BS, graduated 1967
  • United States Air Force Academy, Air University Judge Advocate, Staff Officer School
Bar Admissions
  • Tennessee, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Mississippi, The Mississippi Bar
  • Arkansas, Arkansas Bar Association
Affiliations
  • Approved AAA Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association - Construction
  • BlueCross & BlueShield of Memphis - Past Member, Board of Directors
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Lawyers Journal Club of Memphis (Professional society of selected Litigation attorneys) - Member
  • Memphis Bar Association - Member, Former Director
  • Resolute Systems - Mediation
  • Tennessee Bar Association (Member, Litigation & Health Law Sections) - Member
  • University of Memphis Law Alumni Association - President, 2023-24

Glankler Brown, PLLC
Headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee

29 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

5 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Health Care Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Insurance Law, Memphis (2024)
  • Health Care Law, Memphis (2021)
  • Litigation - Construction, Memphis (2018)
  • Insurance Law, Memphis (2017)
  • Health Care Law, Memphis (2016)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Mediation
Special Focus:
  • Aviation
  • Mediation
Awards:
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who in the South and Southwest
  • Mid South SuperLawyers
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • The Best Lawyers in America (Mediation, Construction Litigation, Health Care Law, Insurance Law)
  • Glankler Brown Management Committee
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Construction Law
  • Transportation Law

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