John Quinn’s practice is in the defense of all aspects of civil litigation, including commercial, professional negligence, personal injury, products liability, employment and insurance litigation. He has extensive trial experience and has conducted more than 50 trials in both state and federal courts, as well as arbitrations in Tennessee and Europe. John is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 for Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants.

John earned his J.D. at Vanderbilt University Law School. He holds a B.A. in political science and a B.A. in history from Southern Methodist University. He is a member of the Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations, the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, where he currently serves as a vice chair on the admissions committee and meeting sites committee.

He is a Member of the Alternative Dispute, Appellate Law, Commercial Litigation, Employment Practices & Workplace Liability, Law Practice Management, Premises and Security Liability, Professional Liability, Transportation, Trial Tactics, and Practice and Procedures Sections of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel. He is the past Chair of the Law Practice Management Section and the former state representative for Tennessee.

A resident of Hermitage, John and his wife, Lisa, attend New Hope Baptist Church.
Professional & Civic Affiliations
  • Tennessee Bar Association – Member
  • Nashville Bar Association – Member
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association – Member
  • Defense Research Institute – Member
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel – Member
Education
  • Vanderbilt University School of Law, 1986. J.D.
  • Southern Methodist University, 1983, B.A. in Political Science and History