Faughnan Law, PLLC


I am a sole practitioner and owner of Faughnan Law, PLLC, located in Memphis, Tennessee.  Prior to founding my firm, I practiced law for twenty-three years in large and mid-sized full-service law firms.  In addition to handling business litigation and appellate litigation, my practice focuses heavily on solving problems for lawyers. Over the years, I have represented hundreds of lawyers and law firms.  This has included representing lawyers in disciplinary matters, law firms and lawyers in litigation matters, and lawyers and law firms by consulting on other matters involving professional liability. I have also served as an expert witness in a variety of matters in federal and state courts in Tennessee.

I have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Appellate Law since 2009, for Litigation – First Amendment since 2011, and for Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law since 2019.  I am listed as a “Super Lawyer” by Mid-South Super Lawyers, and have an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell.  I was named the Best Lawyers 2017 Appellate Practice “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis.  I served as the Chair of the TBA’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility for thirteen years, stepping down in 2022, and am also a past member of the TBA’s Board of Governors.

I am a former President of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, and I currently serve as a member of the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility.