James E. Bailey III


Current Position

Partner, Practice Group Leader, Finance, Real Estate & Restructuring Group
Butler Snow LLP
Crescent Center
Suite 500
6075 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38119

Tel: 901-680-7347
Fax: 901-680-7201
Email: jeb.bailey@butlersnow.com

Class: XXVIII (2017)Circuit: Sixth


University of Memphis School of Law, Juris Doctor (1990-1993)
Auburn University, Bachelor of Arts (1986-1990)

Professional Career

Partner, Butler Snow LLP (2009-present)
Member, Farris Bobango, PLLC (2004-2009)
Shareholder, Humphreys Dunlap Wellford Acuff & Stanton, P.C. (1996-2004)
Judicial Law Clerk, Hon. David S. Kennedy, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, W.D. Tenn. (1994-1996)
Judicial Law Clerk, Hon. D.J. Alissandratos, Chancellor, Chancery Court of Tennessee for 30th Judicial District at Memphis (1993-1994)


Tennessee Bar Association, Member, Chair, Bankruptcy Section Executive Committee (2005-2006 and 2011-2012)


The Involuntary Bankruptcy Process: A Study of the Relevant Statutory and Procedural Provisions and Related Matters 31 U. Mem. L. Rev. 1 2000 Co-Author
Gambling and the Bankruptcy Discharge: An Historical Exegesis and Case Survey 11 Bankr. Dev. J. 49 1995 Co-Author
Legislating Procedure in the Bankruptcy System: A Level Playing Field or Slippery Slope 24 Mem. St. L. Rev. 717 1994 Author
Model Pattern Jury Bankruptcy Jury Instructions Administrative Office of the United States Courts 1997 Editorial Assistance
Case Management Manual for United States Bankruptcy Judges (1st Ed.) Administrative Office of the United States Courts & Federal Judicial Center 1995 Editorial Assistance