Gadson William Perry

Chancellor

Year Elected/Appointed

2021

Previous Employment

Butler Snow LLP

  • Partner, Commercial & Appellate Litigation, 2019-2021
  • Associate, Commercial & Appellate Litigation, 2014-2019
  • Associate, Commercial Litigation, 2011-2013

Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis

  • Legal Methods Instructor, Tennessee Institute for Pre-Law, 2019
  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Methods, 2016-2017

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

  • Judicial Law Clerk, the Hon. Bernice Bouie Donald, 2013-2014

Sherwood Middle School, Memphis City Schools

  • Teacher, Eighth Grade English & Reading, 2005-2008

Education

IADC Trial Academy, Stanford Law School, 2015
J.D., University of Tennessee, 2011
M.A.Ed., Secondary English, Wake Forest University, 2005
B.A., English, Wake Forest University, 2004

Honors

  • Alumni Promise Award, UT Knoxville, 2021
  • "Mentor of the Year," Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis, 2021
  • 40 Under 40, Memphis Business Journal, 2021
  • Volunteer 40 Under 40, UT Knoxville, 2021
  • Executive Program, Leadership Memphis, 2020
  • Leadership Law, Tennessee Bar Association, 2019
  • Fellow, New Memphis Institute, 2019
  • "Best of the Bar,” Memphis Business Journal, 2018
  • Fellow, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2018
  • 901-222-3918 (P)

Address

140 Adams Avenue, Room 308
D'Army Bailey Courthouse
Memphis, TN 38103

County

Shelby