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Brian S. Duffy, Of Counsel
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Nashville Attorney
Brian S. Duffy, Of Counsel

Phone: 615.259.9080


Languages: English

Brian S. Duffy is Of Counsel in Spicer Rudstrom’s Nashville office, where he concentrates his practice in civil litigation defense. He brings extensive experience in civil litigation, products liability, insurance defense, tort liability and civil rights litigation. He has an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Immediately prior to joining Spicer Rudstrom, Brian was a partner at McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver, Stern & Thomas PA in Tallahassee, Florida.

Brian earned a J.D. degree with honors and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science, both from Florida State University.


  • Tennessee (2015)
  • Florida (1974


  • Florida State University College of Law (J.D., with honors, 1974)
  • Florida State University (B.S., 1971)

Practice Privileges

  • Tennessee State and Federal Courts
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • Florida State and Federal Courts
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court


  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Law Specialist, 1993-2018
  • Florida Bar Code and Rules of Evidence Committee, Chair, 1995-1996
  • The William H. Stafford American Inn of Court, Founder and Master of the Bench
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, Second Judicial Circuit of Florida, Former Member
  • Super Lawyers, Civil Litigation: Defense, 2009; Civil Litigation: Defense, 2010 – Present; Top 100 Tennessee and Top 50 Nashville, 2019


  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Premium Member
  • American Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Veterinary Medical Law Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Tallahassee Bar Association

Contact This Firm

Spicer Rudstrom PLLC

414 Union Street
Suite 1700
Nashville, TN 37219
United States

Law Firm Contact: Richard E. Spicer

Tel: 615.259.9080

Fax: 615.259.1522



Member Since: 2008

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