William L. "Bill" Bomar

William L. "Bill" Bomar

Glankler Brown, PLLC

Recognized since 2007

Memphis, Tennessee

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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William L. Bomar concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, health care, medical malpractice, construction litigation and insurance litigation.

Speaking Engagements with Publications

-Tennessee Construction Law: What Do You Do When, 1997, 1998
-Advanced Construction Law, 1996
-Advanced Issues in Tennessee Medical Malpractice, 1994, 1999, 2004
-Nursing Law in Tennessee, 2001, 2005
-Medical Malpractice in Tennessee, 1997, 2002
-Nursing Home Malpractice, 2002
-Nursing Home Malpractice in Tennessee, 2002
-Trying the Wrongful Death Case in Tennessee, Strategies in Preparation & Valuation, 2003
-Superior Deposition Strategies in Tennessee, 2004
-Tackling Advanced Medical Malpractice Issues, 2007
-The Law – Big News in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury, Understanding what you need to know about what the Courts have decreed, Memphis Bar Association Annual Litigation Seminar, 2010
-Vicarious Liability- Principal and Agent in the Medical Arena, May 2011, Memphis Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference


-University of Memphis, Graduate/Master's of Health Administration Program/Class Presentation of Medical and Professional Negligence, Liability of Healthcare Institutions (February 2008)

-Memphis Bar Association/ Young Lawyers Division, Malpractice for Young Lawyers (October 2007)

-Methodist Healthcare/Medical and Executive Nursing Staff Presentation, Keynote Speaker, Risk Management Seminar (September 2007)


  • 6000 Poplar Avenue, Suite 400
    Memphis, TN 38119


  • University of Memphis, J.D., graduated 1986
  • Vanderbilt University, BA, graduated 1983

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Arkansas, Arkansas Bar Association


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Memphis Bar Association - Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Rating
  • Mid-South SuperLawyers, Healthcare/Medical Malpractice
  • Glankler Brown, Management Committee
  • Glankler Brown, Chairman, Library Committee

Insurance Coverage/ MSP Issue

Baptist Memorial Hospital v. Pan American Life Insurance, 45F. 3d 992 (6th Circuit, 1995) (Insurance coverage/ MSP issue)

Physician Expert Witness Limitations

Swafford v. Harris, 967 S.W. 2nd 319 (Tenn. 1998) (Physician expert witness limitations)

Multi-million dollar divorce/ business valuation

Powell v. Powell, 124 S.W. 3rd 100 (Tn. App. 2003) (Multi-million dollar divorce/ business valuation)

Premises Liability

Khoury v. Wilson World, 139 S.W. 3rd 281 (Tn. App. 2003) (Premises liability)

Physician/ Hospital Privileges

Patterson v. Methodist Healthcare, 2010 WL 363314 (TN. app. 2010) (Physician-Hospital privileges case)

Physician/ Hospital vicarious liability

Abshure v. Methodist Healthcare, 325 S.W. 3d 98 (Tenn. 2010) (Physician-Hospital vicarious liability case)

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