Burr & Forman

Ken Bryant

Kenneth M. Bryant
  • J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law (1987)
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University (1982)


  • American Bar Association (Litigation Section)
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association, Co-Chair Federal Courts Committee, (January 2013 - Present)
  • Nashville Bar Foundation
  • Conference of Freight Counsel, Chairman (June 2014 - June 2016)
  • Martindale-Hubbell„™ AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America, Transportation Law (2007-2017)
  • Best Lawyers, "Lawyer of the Year," Transportation Law, Nashville, Tennessee (2016)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers (2008-2014)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2016)
  • Dismissal of cases against bank for violation of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 and the Home Affordable Modification Plan (2012 WL 1977946, 2011 WL 6888530).

  • Successful prosecution of non-solicitation claim on behalf of bank against former registered representative before a FINRA arbitration panel.

  • Serves as national counsel to the nation’s largest release-of-information medical records processing company in the defense of class action litigation.

  • Defense of a national recycling facility with an Oak Ridge, Tennessee location in appellate litigation involving the manufacture of nuclear hazardous waste casks.

  • Defense of motor carriers in numerous lawsuits throughout the Southeast in cargo damage litigation on issues which include: ?federal Carmack Amendment preemption of cargo damage claims (2012 WL 174937, 2009 WL 3152195, 504 F. Supp. 2d 1213, 2006 WL 1469416).

  • Limitations of liability in cargo damage claims, EFS National Bank v. Averitt Express, Inc., 164 F.Supp.2d 994 (W.D. Tenn., 2001).

Partner | Nashville, TN

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Commercial / Corporate Litigation Maritime Transportation

Ken Bryant is a Partner of the firm's Nashville office, where he focuses his practice on Commercial Litigation.

Ken regularly represents a variety of businesses in the defense of class action litigation, non-compete and trade secret litigation, intermodal cargo damage and transportation litigation, securities litigation and arbitration, and general business litigation of all types.