A major focus of Mr. Crawford's practice is serving as a client relationship manager, advising clients on conflict avoidance, risk management and practice coordination. He is also a member of the Firm's Commercial Litigation Group and concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation including financial institution and general business disputes.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1980

Civic Involvement

  • Memphis Area Legal Services Campaign for Equal Justice
    • Chair, 2013
    • Vice-Chair, 2012
  • Youth Leadership Memphis, Inc.
    • Board of Directors, 2012-2013
  • Board of Trustees of Memphis Museums, Inc.
    • Past President, 2012-2013
    • Former Member, 2006-2013

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®-Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Lawyer of the Year, Banking and Finance (Memphis), 2017
    • Commercial Litigation, 2006-2020
    • Banking and Finance, 2011-2020
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Super Lawyer, Business Litigation, 2007-2019

Education & Honors

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1980
  • Rhodes College, B.A., History, 1977
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Omicron Delta Kappa
    • P.K. Seidman Award winner 
  • Clerkship, Judge Robert M. McRae, Jr., ​1980-1981