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Michael P. Coury


Current Position

Glankler Brown, PLLC
6000 Poplar Avenue
Suite 400
Memphis, TN 38119

Tel: 901-525-1322
Fax: 901-525-2389

Class: XIX (2008)Circuit: Sixth


Rhodes College, B.A. with Honors (1977)
Vanderbilt University, J.D. (1980)

Professional Career

Glankler Brown, PLLC (2013-)
Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC (2009-13)
Farris, Mathews, Branan, Bobango, Hellen & Dunlap PLC (2001-09)
Counsel (1996); Member (1997-01), Waring Cox PLC
Counsel, Humphreys, Dunlap, Wellford, Acuff & Stanton P.C. (1993-95)
Associate (1980-83); Partner, Laughlin, Halle, Gibson & McBride (1984-92)


American Bar Association, Business Bankruptcy Committee (1980-)
Tennessee Bar Association, Past Chair and Executive Council, Bankruptcy Section (1980-)
Memphis-Shelby County Bar Association, Past Chair, Bankruptcy Section (1980-)
American Bankruptcy Institute, Unsecured Trade Creditors Committee (1998-)
Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, Past Director (2001-05)
Turnaround Management Association, Director Tennessee Chapter (2010-)


"Sweat Equity Redux: Does The Absolute Priority Rule Survive In Individual Chapter 11 Cases," Norton Bankruptcy Adviser Feb 2011
Author and lecturer on bankruptcy for bar and other associations.
"Municipal Bankruptcy: A Guide for Public Finance Attorneys," National Association of Bond Lawyers 2011 Co-author
"Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Proofs of Claims and Proposed Rule Changes," Best of ABI 2011: The Year in Consumer Bankruptcy, American Bankruptcy Institute 2011


American Bankruptcy Board of Certification, Certified, Business Bankruptcy (1994-)
Tennessee Commission on CLE & Specialization, Certified, Business Bankruptcy (1999-)
Listed in Best Lawyers in America, (1993-)
Listed in Mid-South SuperLawyers, (2006-)