Luther Wright Jr.: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Luther Wright Jr.


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  • Employment Discrimination
  • Litigation
University Middle Tennessee State University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1992
Law SchoolVanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1995 Law Review, Moot Court Board
Admitted1995, Tennessee; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas; U.S. District Court, New Mexico; U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
Memberships American Bar Association; National Bar Association; Tennessee Bar Association; Nashville Bar Association (former Board Member and former Chair of the Minority Opportunities Committee, co-chair Diversity Committee); Napier-Looby Bar Association (former President and former Board Member); Harry Phillips American Inn of Courts; Lawyers' Association for Women.

Vanderbilt Law Review. Vanderbilt Moot Court Board. Tennessee Bar Association, Leadership Law Inaugural Class (2004); MTSU African-American Alumni Award (2006); Nashville Business Journal Best of the Bar (2008); Best Lawyers in America (2014); STARS (Board Member 1999-Present); 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee (2012 to Present). Author: "Who's Black, Who's White and Who Cares: Reconceptualizing the United States' Definition of Race and Racial Classifications" 48 Vanderbilt Law Review 513 (1995). "Registered Nurses Were Supervisors—Not Entitled to Union Representation" (2013).

Bar Fellowship: Tennessee Bar Foundation; Nashville Bar Foundation.


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Is Your Workplace Violence Plan Ready? 5 Essential Elements of a Comprehensive Plan
Dennis A. Davis,Luther Wright, November 10, 2015
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, one out of every six violent crimes occurs in the workplace. These crimes include assaults, rapes, robberies, and-on rare occasions-homicides. Employees, customers, and third-party individuals are increasingly acting out in ways that devastatingly alter...

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Luther Wright Jr.

401 Commerce Street
NashvilleTN 37219


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