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Lee J. Bloomfield

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in Memphis, TN

Godwin, Morris, Laurenzi & Bloomfield, P.C.
50 North Front Street, Suite 800
Memphis, TN 38173-0290
Phone: 901-528-1702
Fax: 901-528-0246
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2020 - 2021
Licensed in Tennessee Since: 1975
Practice Areas: Transportation/Maritime (50%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%), Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Lee J. Bloomfield is a partner with Godwin, Morris, Laurenzi & Bloomfield, P.C., law firm in Memphis, Tennessee. Licensed to practice in Kentucky as well as Tennessee, Mr. Bloomfield has more than 45 years of legal experience, and he represents the rights and interests of clients throughout both states who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Maritime, longshore and railroad claims

· Personal injury and workers' compensation

· Employment and labor law

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Bloomfield has achieved significant success advocating on behalf of those who have suffered injuries or loss on the job, as well as those suffering needlessly as a result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing. He has extensive experience handling Jones Act claims and other maritime and river boat injuries, as well as all areas of personal injury, and he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients.

A leader in his field, Mr. Bloomfield has many publications to his credit, and he conducts lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on topics involving maritime law, personal injury, workers' compensation and other subjects. He is an active member of the American Association for Justice, and he has also served as chair of the American Association for Justice's Admiralty Law Section, as well as president and board of governors member of the Tennessee Association for Justice.

A 1971 honors graduate of the University of Tennessee, Mr. Bloomfield returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1974. He is admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, the Eastern District of Arkansas, the Eastern District of Missouri, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th and 11th Circuits.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Bloomfield has earned consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America along with many other accolades and endorsements from his peers. He has also received many testimonials and top reviews from his satisfied clients.

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About Lee J. Bloomfield

First Admitted: 1975, Tennessee

Educational Background

  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, B.S., Honors: With Honors, 1971

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Kentucky, 2009
  • Tennessee, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • Tennessee Association for Justice, Board of Governors, President and Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit 
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member 
  • American Association for Justice, Admiralty Section, Chair and Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Frequent Lecturer on Jones Act, Maritime, Personal Injury and Worker's Compensation Law
  • Identifying Jones Act Claims, Tennessee Trial Lawyer Magazine, Spring, 2010 
  • Speaker, Presented a lecture on the basics of maritime personal injury law, The Tennessee Association for Justice’s Annual Convention in Asheville, North Carolina

Honors/Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward White's 
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Office Location for Lee J. Bloomfield

50 North Front Street, Suite 800
Memphis, TN 38173-0290

Last Updated: 9/10/2021

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