Philip E. Mischke

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Memphis, TN

Farris Bobango Attorneys at Law
 | 999 South Shady Grove Road, Suite 500
Memphis, TN 38120
Phone: 901-259-7100
Fax: 901-259-7150
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Defense (30%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Philip E. Mischke is an attorney with Farris Bobango PLC law firm, which has office locations in Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee. Licensed to practice in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas, Mr. Mischke has more than 37 years of total legal experience, and he provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout each of those states and across the country who have serious and complex legal challenges involving any of the following:

    ·        Torts, premises and product liability defense

    ·        Medical malpractice defense

    ·        Commercial litigation

    ·        Insurance coverage counsel

    Regarded as one of the top trial attorneys in his region as well as the entire United States, Mr. Mischke has achieved remarkable success defending the rights and interests of his clients against tortious claims and liability issues that threaten to undermine their companies. He has gained a reputation for his outstanding trial skills and ability to handle even the toughest cases efficiently, and he has earned numerous awards and honors for his impeccable professionalism and service.

    Among his most notable accolades, Mr. Mischke has received consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America since 2009 for the areas of Insurance Law and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants as well as Administrative and Regulatory Law. Moreover, he earned Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year Award in 2013 and 2014 for Administrative and Regulatory Law. He also holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

    A 1979 cum laude graduate of Rhodes College, Mr. Mischke obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1982. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western, Eastern and Middle Districts of Tennessee, the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the District of Arkansas along with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 6th circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Mischke has served as vice president of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association and master emeritus of the American Inns of Court, Memphis Chapter. He also serves on the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners' District 9 Investigating Committee, and he is an active member of the Memphis and Tennessee Bar Associations, among his other professional affiliations.

    Active in his local community as well, Mr. Mischke is the past president of the Rhodes College National Alumni Association and board president of the Binghampton Development Corporation. He is also board member of the Memphis Leadership Foundation.

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    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Defense
    • 30%Personal Injury - Products: Defense
    • 20%Insurance Coverage

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    Super Lawyers: 2006

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    About Philip Mischke

    Admitted: 1982, Tennessee

    Professional Webpage: https://www.farrisbobango.com/staff.aspx

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recognized by his peers as a Mid-South Super Lawyer in the area of Product Liability Litigation
    • AV® Peer Review Rated - the highest possible peer review rating from Martindale Hubbell
    • Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Insurance Law and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants 2009-2014, Administrative/Regulatory Law 2013-2014
    • Named by Best Lawyers 2017 Product Liability Litigation - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year"  
    • Named by Best Lawyers 2013 Administrative/Regulatory Law "Lawyer of the Year"  
    • Named by Best Lawyers 2014 Administrative/Regulatory Law "Lawyer of the Year"

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, Vice President of the Board of Directors
    • District 9 Investigating Committee of the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners
    • American Inns of Court, Memphis Chapter, Master Emeritus
    • Defense Research Institute
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1985
    • Memphis Bar Association, Member
    • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
    • U.S. District Court of Arkansas, 1997
    • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1991
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1983
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 1983
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1999
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1994
    • Tennessee, 1982
    • United State Supreme Court, 1997

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Memphis Leadership Foundation, Board Member
    • Binghampton Development Corporation, Board President
    • Past President of the Rhodes College National Alumni Association

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • A.O. Delozier v. Patricia Hughes, et al.; In the Circuit Court of Tennessee for the Twenty-Fifth Judicial District in Somerville, Tennessee
    • Hermon White and Employers Mutual Casualty Insurance Companies v. Billy W. Alford and APAC-Tennessee, Inc.; In the Circuit Court of Tennessee for the Thirtieth Judicial District at Memphis
    • Melinda Hulsey Edwards v. William A. Smith; In the Circuit Court of Tennessee for the Thirtieth Judicial District at Memphis
    • Eva Chitwood v. Sears Roebuck and Company and Diversified Products Corporation; In the United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas, Jonesboro Division
    • Cotham v. Blue Boar, Inc.; In the Circuit Court of Shelby County, Tennessee for the Thirtieth Judicial District at Memphis
    • James Carroll and Forestine Carroll, for the use and benefit of the Estates of Jessica Carroll, a minor deceased v. State of Tennessee; In the Claims Commission of the State of Tennessee, Western Division
    • Ray F. Sharp, Jr. and Nell Sharp v. Greer E. Richardson, M.D., Campbell Clinic, Inc. and Pfizer Hospital Products Group, Inc.; In the Circuit Court of Shelby County, Tennessee for the Thirtieth Judicial District at Memphis

    Educational Background:

    • Rhodes College, cum laude, B.A., 1979
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    Office Location for Philip E. Mischke

    999 South Shady Grove Road
    Suite 500
    Memphis, TN 38120

    Phone: 901-259-7100

    Fax: 901-259-7150

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