Thomas R. Dyer

Of Counsel

P 901-537-1078

F 901-537-1010


6070 Poplar Avenue

Suite 300

Memphis, TN 38119

Tom Dyer is a member of the Firm's Corporate & Securities Service Team.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of banking, business transactions, commercial real estate and commercial litigation.

  • Honors 


    • Highest Professional Rating (AV®) by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Mid-South Super Lawyer in the area of Business Litigation (2006-2018)
  • Education 

    1966 - J.D., University of Tennessee

  • Admissions 
    • Tennessee
  • Professional Experience 
    • Former Managing Partner of McDonnell Dyer
    • Former Chief Executive Officer of Robert F. Sharpe Company
  • Presentations 

    Mr. Dyer has lectured at educational seminars on lender liability, the responsibility of officers and directors and financial institution topics.

  • Publications 

    Mr. Dyer has written articles for legal and financial institution trade publications and the Robert F. Sharpe Company.

  • Professional Activities and Memberships 
    • Memphis Bar Association
    • Tennessee Bar Association
    • Tennessee Bar Foundation
    • American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    • Former President of the Tennessee Young Lawyers
    • Former member of the Board of Governors of the Tennessee Bar Association and House of Delegates
    • Former member of the University of Tennessee College Alumni Association
    • Delegate to the Tennessee Constitutional Convention, Chairman of the Intangible Tax Committee, 1970-71
    • Former President of the Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Civic Involvement 
    • Former Board Member of the Dixon Gallery & Gardens
    • Board of the Christian Hope Foundation
    • Member and Chairman of the Boys’ and Girls Club Foundation
    • Advisory Board and Vice Chairman of the Salvation Army
    • Member of Christ United Methodist Church has served in a number of capacities; Chairman of the Board, Lay Leader and others. 
    • Chair, Team Green Zone
    • Vice Chair of Economic Development Engine for Memphis and Shelby County
    • Member, Port Authority, Memphis, Tennessee
    • Former Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Former Chairman of the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce International Business Committee
    • Former Chairman of the Board of Crichton College
    • Former Member of the Governors Board of Economic Growth
    • General Counsel, Bartlett Chamber of Commerce