In his 40 years of practice, Brook Lathram has tried a wide variety of complex commercial matters by learning the details of the business and advising clients in accordance with what is best for their business objectives. Today, Brook focuses his practice on federal criminal trials and internal investigations; on complex business and commercial litigation, including antitrust, business tort and breach-of-contract cases; and on the defense of product liability claims.
In 2009, Brook was asked by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve as chair of the Court’s Advisory Commission on the Tennessee Rules of Evidence and Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure. He held that position until his term on the Commission expired by operation of statute at the end of 2011.
Memphis Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Represented Roadlink Transportation (a subsidiary of Flying J Inc.) in a breach of contract lawsuit that arose from the sale of an aircraft to an individual
American College of Trial Lawyers — Fellow
Chambers USA — Litigation: General Commercial (2012-2014)
Best Lawyers in America® — Memphis Product Liability Litigation: Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” (2016); Memphis Litigation: Antitrust “Lawyer of the Year” (2013); Memphis Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions: Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” (2012); Memphis Mass Tort Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” (2011); Memphis Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” (2009)
Best Lawyers in America® — Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Antitrust; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions: Defendants; Product Liability Litigation: Defendants (1993-2018)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2007-2017)
Top 50 Memphis Super Lawyers (2011-2014, 2016)
Top 100 Tennessee Super Lawyers (2011-2014)
Supreme Court Advisory Commission on Tennessee Rules of Evidence and Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure — Past Chairman
University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law — Past Adjunct Professor
Tennessee Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award (1992)