Thomas Rainey

Thomas Rainey is a founding Member of the Firm. Mr. Rainey has significant trial experience representing physicians, hospitals, nurses, clinics, nursing homes, and other healthcare professionals in medical malpractice litigation. In addition, Mr. Rainey has experience in representing hospitals in peer review proceedings. Mr. Rainey is a member of the Firm’s Malpractice Practice Group.

Mr. Rainey has appeared at loss prevention seminars as guest lecturer for the Inner Council of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and for State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company. He has also appeared with his partner, Marty Phillips, in a loss prevention film produced by State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.



American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Jackson Madison County Bar Association (past president)
Society of Hospital Attorneys
Tennessee Bar Foundation (former trustee)
Defense Research Institute


Representative and Published Cases


  • Roberts v. Bicknell, 73 S.W.3d 106 (Tn. Ct. App. 2001)
  • Jordan v Baptist Three Rivers Hosp., 984 S.W. 2d 593 (Tenn. 1999)
  • Crowe v.Craig, 1997 WL 359261 (Tn. Ct. App. June 27, 1997)
  • Osler v Burnett, 1993 WL 90381 (Tn. Ct. App. March 30, 1993)
  • Burks v Harris, 1992 WL 322375 (Tn. Ct. App. Nov. 10, 1992)
  • Tennessee Farmers Mut. Ins. Co. v. Greer, 682 S.W.2d 920 (Tn. Ct. App. 1984)
  • Liles Bros. & Son v Wright, 638 S.W.2d 383, 34 UCC Rep.Serv.1174 (Tenn. 1982)
  • Cotham v Hartford Fire Ins. Co., 392 F.Supp. 1039 (W.D.Tenn. 1974)
  • Transamerica Ins. Co. v J. Hungerford Smith Co., 437 F.2d 48 (6th Cir. (Tn.) 1971)