Ross E. Webster
Ross E. Webster joined Glankler Brown, PLLC in 2005. Ross has a wide practice range, but the majority of the time he is defending his clients in business litigation. He has extensive experience litigating contract disputes, construction matters, employment related claims on behalf of employers and issues related to executor/trustee liability.
Under the tutelage of Super Lawyers Saul C. Belz and Charles W. Hill, Ross also assists the firm’s clients in complex securities litigation before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
In 2012, Ross was selected as a Rising Star in Business Litigation by Mid-South SuperLawyers and, in 2013, obtained a BV peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the historical and cultural Cotton Museum which opened in March of 2006.
- University of Mississippi, B.A. degree, magna cum laude, in Insurance and Risk Management, 2001
- University of Mississippi, J.D. degree, cum laude, 2005
Admitted to Practice
- Tennessee (2005): All State Courts and United States District Court- Western Division
- Mississippi (2005): All State Courts and United States District Courts- Northern and Southern and Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
PROFESSIONAL ACCOLADES/LEGAL AND CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS
- Recognized as Super Lawyers’ Mid-South Rising Stars in Business Litigation for 2012
- Tennessee Bar Association
- Memphis Bar Association
- Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
- Memphis Cotton Museum-Board of Directors-Secretary (2010 to present)
- Highwoods Properties, et al. v. City of Memphis, et al., 2006 WL 3628102 (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 14, 2006)
- Blount, et al. v. City of Memphis, 2007 WL 1094155 (Tenn. Ct. App. April 13, 2007)
- Highwoods Properties, et al. v. City of Memphis, 2007 WL 4170821 (Tenn. Ct. App. Nov. 27, 2007)
- Highwoods Properties, Inc. v. City of Memphis, 297 S.W.3d 695 (Tenn. 2009)
- Mallory v. Jim Keras Chevrolet, 2011 WL 3077740 (Tenn. Ct. App. July 26, 2011)
- Estate of McLemore v. McLemore, 63 So.3d 468 (Miss. 2011).
LITIGATION TRIAL EXPERIENCE
- Several jury trials in both Tennessee and Mississippi.
- Dozens of non-jury trials before in numerous General Sessions, Circuit and Chancery Courts in Shelby County and other west Tennessee counties.
- Several non-jury trials before Chancery and County Courts in DeSoto County, Mississippi.
- Tried negligence lawsuit before Tennessee Claims Commission and State of Tennessee.