Brian C. Winfrey

Top rated Employment & Labor attorney in Nashville, Tennessee

The Winfrey Firm
Brian C. Winfrey
The Winfrey Firm

Practice Areas: Employment & Labor, Civil Litigation, General Litigation; view more

Licensed in Tennessee since: 2006

Education: Vanderbilt University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020

The Winfrey Firm

2021 Richard Jones Rd
Suite 310A
Nashville, TN 37215 Visit website


Brian C. Winfrey is an attorney and head of the employee rights practice group at the law firm of Morgan & Morgan in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Winfrey handles all types of employment law matters, including those involving civil rights, discrimination, Fair Labor Standards Act claims, false complaints, workplace retaliation and wrongful termination. He serves clients in Nashville and throughout Tennessee.

Mr. Winfrey has more than a decade of legal experience. Over the course of his career, he has recovered millions of dollars for clients in employment litigation matters. He has extensive trial and arbitration experience. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan PA, he ran his own employee rights law firm and served as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor.

In recognition of his accomplishments, “The Best Lawyers in America” listed Mr. Winfrey in the 2017 edition for the area of employment law. He is also included on the “top 40 under 40” list by the National Black Lawyers. He uses his acquired knowledge and experience to educate others by regularly speaking on employment and labor topics.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Winfrey serves in various leadership roles in the Tennessee Bar Association. He is a fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation and a member of the Nashville Bar Association, the Napier-Looby Bar Association and the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court.

Mr. Winfrey earned a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University. He received his law degree from Vanderbilt Law School and obtained his license to practice law in 2006. He is qualified to appear in all Tennessee state courts.

Practice areas

Employment & Labor: Employee, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, General Litigation

Focus areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower

  • 80% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10% General Litigation

First Admitted: 2006, Tennessee

Professional Webpage:

  • Recognized as a 2017 Nashville Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Member of the 2012 TBA Leadership Law Class
  • Nashville’s Emerging Leaders
  • Listed as one of the Top 40 under 40 by the National Black Lawyers
  • Named to the SuperLawyers Mid-South “Rising Star” List every year since 2013
  • Dean’s Scholarship Recipient, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Employment Law – Individuals
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Tennessee Employment Lawyers Association
  • Napier-Looby Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association’s Board of Governors and Executive Committee
  • Harry Phillips Inn of Court
  • Executive Board, Tennessee Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section), 2013
  • Napier Looby Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Secretary
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Nashville Bar Foundation
Educational Background:
  • Middle Tennessee State University, B.S., 2002
  • Peterson v. West TN Expediting , 2020
  • McGruder v. Metro Nashville , 2021
  • Benost v. Titan Medical Manufacturing (WDTN 2021), 2021
  • Hanson v. Blackbird Studios, MDTN (2020), 2020
  • Thomas v. Marshall County School System, 2017
  • Jury Verdict for Plaintiff (Michon v. Western Express), 2015

Office location for Brian C. Winfrey

2021 Richard Jones Rd
Suite 310A
Nashville, TN 37215

Phone: 615-601-1276


2 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020

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