Rebecca K. Hinds represents clients in matters spanning the spectrum of civil litigation, including in commercial litigation, business law, transportation liability defense, employment law, breach of contract, insurance litigation, products liability, construction disputes, and professional negligence.  Ms. Hinds also advises businesses in a variety of employment-related matters and serves as outside general counsel for several local companies.  A significant portion of her practice is devoted to representing healthcare providers – both practices and individuals – in contract negotiations and disputes.

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.    

Education

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 received 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 United States Magistrate Judge Diane K. Vescovo and to then-Chief United States District Judge J. Daniel Breen, both of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

Community Involvement

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 Community Alliance for the Homeless and as a member of its Fundraising Committee.