Brian S. Faughnan practices with the Tennessee law firm of Lewis Thomason, resident in its Memphis office. In addition to the area of lawyer ethics and professional responsibility, Brian maintains a civil litigation practice focused on business and commercial litigation, and appellate litigation. Brian is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Appellate Law and Litigation-First Amendment) and was named Appellate Practice "Lawyer of the Year" in Memphis by that publication. Brian is also listed as a "Super Lawyer" by Mid-South Super Lawyers, and has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell.
Brian is a frequent author and speaker on ethics and professional responsibility issues. He is a co-author of the book "Professional Responsibility in Litigation" the Second Edition of which was published by the ABA in April 2016. He shares his thoughts on legal ethics, professional responsibility, and other aspects of the law of lawyering at www.faughnanonethics.com. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. Brian has been the Chair of the TBA's Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility since 2009 and is the Eighth District Governor of the TBA Board of Governors.