W. Bryan Smith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Memphis, TN

Morgan & Morgan
 | One Commerce Square, 40 S. Main Street, 26th Floor
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-413-5121
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

W. Bryan Smith is an attorney at the law firm of Morgan & Morgan in Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Smith devotes his practice exclusively to medical malpractice and serves clients throughout Memphis.

Mr. Smith has more than 20 years of legal experience and a decade of experience litigating medical malpractice matters. He provides personalized, dedicated representation to Tennessee residents who have been injured or lost a loved one due to medical negligence at hospitals or nursing homes.

Before joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Smith practiced law at a large insurance defense law firm, defending insurance companies in medical malpractice. He left this field to pursue representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases and ultimately chose to focus his practice on medical malpractice.

Over his career as a medical malpractice attorney, Mr. Smith has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients. In honor of his achievements, he is the recipient of an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

In addition to his practice, Mr. Smith spends time educating others on health case law and general litigation. He sits on the board of the Community Legal Center, a nonprofit organization offering Tennessee residents low-cost or free legal representation. He is also involved in the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the organization’s executive committee.

Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Mr. Smith earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and received his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law. He obtained his license to practice law in 1996.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (80%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%)

Personal Injury - General (10%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019

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About Bryan Smith

Admitted: 1996, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: https://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/bryan-smith/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Circle of Advocates
  • Board Member, Community Legal Center (“CLC)
  • Member, Tennessee Association for Justice (“TAJ”)
  • TAJ’s Executive Committee
  • President of the Tennessee Association for Justice (formerly known as the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Assoication); Board Member of the Memphis Bar Association; President of the Memphis Bar Association Litigation Section., 2014


  • Jenkins v. Pinkard, 2010
  • Marcum v. Hammond, 2011
  • Trentham v. Williams, 2016

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association For Justice
  • Tennessee Bar Association
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Office Location for W. Bryan Smith

One Commerce Square
40 S. Main Street, 26th Floor
Memphis, TN 38103

Phone: 901-413-5121

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Last Updated: 10/10/2019

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