Randy Noel is engaged in a civil trial practice with an emphasis on commercial, banking, antitrust, data security, and products liability matters.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1979
  • Mississippi, 1978
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Tennessee: Western, Eastern, Middle
    • Mississippi: Northern, Southern
    • Arkansas: Eastern, Western
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 5th Circuit
    • 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Civic Involvement

  • Carnival Memphis
    • President, 1997
  • Christ United Methodist Church
    • Administrative Board, Chair, 2011
  • Access to Justice Campaign
    • Chair, 2006

Distinctions

  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
    • Litigation: General Commercial – Tennessee, 2014-2017
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Commercial Litigation, 2006-2018
    • Banking and Finance Litigation, 2011-2018
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2006-2017
    • Top 100: Tennessee Super Lawyers, 2006, 2009-2013
    • Top 50: Memphis Super Lawyers, 2006-2007, 2009-2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®– Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, 2007-2017
    • Governors Council for Judicial Selection, 2015 -2017
  • Top 150 Lawyers in Tennessee, Business Tennessee Magazine
  • Lawdragon 3000, 2010
  • The Player’s List, Business Litigation, Memphis Business Quarterly
  • Power Players List, Memphis Business Quarterly
  • Who's Who in American Law
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Education & Honors

  • University of Mississippi, J.D., 1978
  • University of Mississippi, B.S., Business Administration, with distinction, 1975

Experience

  • Williams v. Union Carbide Corporation, 479 U.S. 992, 107 S.Ct. 591.
  • Boudra v. Humana Health Insurance Co. of Florida, Inc., 730 F.Supp. 1432.
  • Schaeffer v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc., 976 F.Supp. 736.
  • Farmer v. Taco Bell Corp., 242 B.R. 435.
  • Zaroufie v. Lance, Inc., 2008 WL 2669105, W.D. Tenn. (No. 07-2016).
  • Municipal Securities, Inc. v. Insurance Company of North America, 829 F.2d 7.
  • Joe Brown, et al v. Amsouth Bank and Regions Mortgage, et al, 2016 WL 4271874
  • Memphis Biofuels, LLC v. Chickasaw Nation Industries, LLC, 585 F.3d 917.
  • Morris v. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, 2009 WL 4931324 (Tenn.Ct.App. Dec 22, 2009).
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Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Author, "Data Privacy - the Transatlantic Perspective," Conference of the European Circuit of the Bar of England and Wales, Vienna, Austria, November 2012.
  • Author, "Data Privacy," Butler Snow's General Counsel Seminar, Memphis and Nashville, TN and Jackson, MS, 2013. 
  • Author, "Bribery and Foreign Corrupt Practices," American Counsel Association and European Circuit Conference Geneva, Switzerland, 2011.
  • Author, "Trial Practice: Discovery," Tennessee Bar Association, 2009. 
  • Author, "Managing Discovery of Electronically Stored Information," Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville, TN, 2007. 
  • Author, "E-Discovery Seminar," Bench/Bar Conference, Memphis Bar Association, Destin FL, 2007.
  • Author, "What’s New in U.S. Litigation?," Outer Temple Chambers and ACA London, England, 2004.
  • Author, "Tennessee Uniform Trade Secrets Act: Tennessee’s Best Kept Secret," Lawyers Journal Club of Memphis, 2002.
  • Author, "Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure," Federal Bar Association and the U.S. District Court of WD of TN, 2001.
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