Clif is a member of the Commercial Litigation group and concentrates his practice in all aspects of the area of Construction Law.  ​

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Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1982
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Tennessee: Middle, Western
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Martindale-Hubbell®

    AV®-Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Education & Honors

  • University of Memphis School of Law, J.D., 1982
    • Law Review (1979-1982)
  • University of Memphis, M.B.A., 1967
  • University of Memphis, B.B.A., 1965


  • Mr. Lipman has served as counsel and or arbitrator on numerous multi-party and multi-million dollar claims.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Co-author of numerous books and articles on Construction Law topics.
  • Frequent lecturer on construction law topics for construction groups and organizations including: CSI, American Subcontractors Association National Convention and American Bar Association Construction Forum National Seminar.