John Floyd

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Nashville, TN

Floyd Law Group, PLC
 | 3990 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37215
Phone: 615-369-3300
Fax: 615-369-3333
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (40%)
Attorney Profile

For 29 years, John Floyd has provided exemplary personal injury and corporate litigation representation, particularly in the areas of intellectual property, civil conspiracy, partnership dissolution, wrongful death, medical malpractice and cases involving the Lanham Act. Mr. Floyd is certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys in Civil Litigation and as a Medical Malpractice Specialist. He is also certified by the same commission as well as the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification as a Civil Trial Specialist. At Floyd Law Group PLC, Mr. Floyd accepts clients in Tennessee and throughout the country.

Having handled over 100 jury trials and numerous additional cases, Mr. Floyd is nearly unmatched in his field. His clients have included health care professionals and corporations, in addition to individuals. He is highly knowledgeable in Medicare, Medicaid and pharmaceutical matters. Mr. Floyd's experience has given him the opportunity to speak on various health care matters to lawyers and medical professionals, and he frequently writes articles for nationally known health care publications.

He presently serves as National Counsel for a large Professional Liability Insurance carrier.  As National Counsel, Mr. Floyd has represented clients and tried cases throughout the United States.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, graduating with honors, Mr. Floyd earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Tennessee and before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of Tennessee, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Mr. Floyd has received the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. He is an active member of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, Inc., the DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, the American Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (60%)

Professional Liability (40%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other

Focus Areas

Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About John Floyd

Admitted: 1990, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: https://flgplc.com/attorneys/john-floyd/

Honors/Awards:

  • Business & Corporate Litigation Nashville Post Publication Top 101 Lawyers – Litigation 2011
  • (AV) from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Member, University of Tennessee College of Law, National Trial Team
  • Fellow Litigation Counsel of America

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as a Specialist in Medical Malpractice by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys and the Tennessee Board of Specialization
  • Certified Civil Pretrial Practice, The American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, 3.10.2000 – Present
  • Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Tennessee Board of Specialization
  • Certified Civil Pretrial Practice, The American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, 3.10.2000 – Present
  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, The National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • The National Board of Civil Trial Advocacy, 12.1.96 – Present
  • Certified Medical Professional Liability Litigation The Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education & Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Medical Professional Liability Committee
  • Member, Professional Liability Section
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • Member, Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association Defense Research Institute
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • Member, Attorney Disciplinary Hearings
  • Member, Nashville Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Tennessee, 1990
  • Member, Drug, Device & Biotechnology Section
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • Tennessee Hearing Committee
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Associations
  • Physician Insurers Association of America
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member, Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
  • Member, Products Liability Section
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Professional Liability Defense Federation

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
  • The DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Educational Background:

  • University of Tennessee, B.A. in Political Science, With Honors, 1987

Industry Groups

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Administrative Hearings
  • General Liability Insurance
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Professional Liability
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Office Location for John Floyd

3990 Hillsboro Pike
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37215

Phone: 615-369-3300

Fax: 615-369-3333

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Last Updated: 6/10/2019

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