John S. Golwen

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John Golwen focuses his practice on business litigation and serves as the Managing Partner of the Memphis office. He represents a wide variety of businesses including healthcare, financial, retail, service, energy, construction and transportation companies. He also routinely represents business owners, management and directors. As a seasoned trial lawyer and chair of the firm’s Business Disputes Practice Group, John sees litigation strategy as inherently tied to risk management, problem solving and strategic planning. He regularly represents parties as counsel in settlement negotiations, judicial settlement conferences, mediations and arbitrations in commercial disputes, class actions and trials.

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Memberships

Memphis Bar Foundation – Fellow

Memphis Bar Association

Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. – Campaign for Equal Justice, Large Firm Fundraising Committee, Chair

Transition Team for Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland – Committee on Poverty and Child Hunger

Emmanuel Center – Board of Directors

Love Memphis Ministries, Inc. – Board Member

Pure Youth Alliance, Inc. – Board Member

Regional One Health Foundation – Board Member (2013-2015)

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis, Inc. – Central Board of Directors; Steak & Burger Event, Chair (2001)

Oakhaven Boys & Girls Club – Chairman of the Board (2012-2016)

The Phoenix Club – President (1996)