- Reid D. Leitner
- 414 Union Street, Suite 1900
- Bank of America Plaza
- Nashville,TN 37219
- 615.255.7722 fax: 615.780.2210
Reid D. Leitner is a senior partner in the firm’s Nashville office. His practice includes medical malpractice defense, professional liability defense, insurance coverage litigation, commercial litigation, and construction defect litigation. Mr. Leitner also represents privately held and family owned businesses.
Mr. Leitner represents clients in state and federal courts throughout the State of Tennessee. Mr. Leitner also has represented German businesses in the United States. His wife is licensed as an attorney in Germany. Mr. Leitner is proficient in German.
Representative Client Work
Represents local hospital and various other medical providers in medical malpractice litigation.
Represents insurance carriers in insurance coverage litigation.
Represents insurance agents in professional liability litgation.
Represented large regional accounting firm in acounting malpractice case.
Represents multiple general contractors in construction defect litigation.
Represent German computer hardware/software design firm in complex commercial litigation in the United States.
Represented multiple business clients on matters in bankruptcy court.
Represent mulitple closely held corporations and limited liability companies as general counsel.
Represented multiple national manufacturers in product liability litigation.
Bar & Court Admissions
Tennessee; U.S. District Court for Western and Middle Tennessee; Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit;
U.S. Supreme Court
Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations
American Bar Association (Member, Sections on Health Law, International Law & Practice)
Defense Research Institute (Member, Committees on Liability and Health Care Law, Drug and Medical Devices, Product Liability, Commercial Litigation)
American Health Lawyers Association
Tennessee Hospital Association (Tennessee Academy of Hospital Attorneys)
Member - Forest Hills United Methodist Church, Brentwood, Tennessee
Assistant Scoutmaster - Troop 8, Natchez Trace District, Middle Tennessee Council, Brentwood, Tennessee
Cellist - Treveca Symphony Orchestra, Nashville, Tennessee.
Publications and Lectures
"The Effect Of HIPAA On Givens: A New Cause Of Action For Inducement To Breach Implied Covenant Of Physician-Patient Confidentiality?" Nashville Bar Journal, October 2004 (Vol. 4, No. 9)