Rebecca K. Hinds practices primarily in the litigation section at Martin, Tate, Morrow, and Marston, P.C., where she represents clients in matters spanning the spectrum of civil litigation, including commercial litigation, business law, transportation liability defense, breach of contract, insurance litigation, products liability, construction disputes, professional negligence, and employment law. Aside from litigation, Ms. Hinds advises individuals and businesses in the drafting and negotiation of various contracts, and she works on taxation matters, helping to obtain Payment in Lieu of (property) Tax (“PILOT”) incentives for commercial clients.
Ms. Hinds is admitted to practice law before all state courts in Tennessee, before the United States District Courts for the Western and Middle Districts of Tennessee, and before the United States Court of Federal Claims.
Ms. Hinds earned her law degree with high honors from the University of Memphis – Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where she was a Herbert Herff Presidential Law Scholar, the Associate Chief Justice of the Moot Court Board, and a Senior Associate Member of the Mental Health Law & Policy Journal. She was a recipient of the CALI Award for highest grade in Evidence, Administrative Law, Property II, Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Tennessee Civil Procedure, and Criminal Procedure.
Also while in law school, Ms. Hinds served as a judicial intern for U.S. Magistrate Judge Tu M. Pham of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee and as a judicial extern for Administrative Judge Deana P. Windham of the Memphis District Office Hearings Unit of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Federal Judicial Clerkships
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Hinds worked as a judicial law clerk to Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Diane K. Vescovo and to Chief U.S. District Judge J. Daniel Breen of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.
Ms. Hinds is a member of Idlewild Presbyterian Church, where she helps to organize the church’s biannual free legal clinic. She serves on the Board of Directors for Girls Inc. of Memphis and as a member of its Development Committee.