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Lee J. (Jeff) Bloomfield

Rated By Super Lawyers | Lee J. Bloomfield | Selected In 2020 Thomson Reuters


Memphis, TN





Rated By Super Lawyers | Lee J. Bloomfield | Selected In 2020 Thomson Reuters
LEE J. ("JEFF") BLOOMFIELD graduated from the University of Tennessee, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in 1971, and he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee Law School in 1974. Jeff received his Tennessee license to practice law in 1975, his Kentucky license in 2009. He practices in the U.S. District Courts in Tennessee and Kentucky, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Mississippi, the Eastern District of Arkansas, and the Eastern District of Missouri as well as in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Eleventh Circuits. He is listed in Woodward White's The Best Lawyers in America, and is an author and lecturer on maritime, personal injury and worker's compensation law. Jeff is currently a member of the Tennessee Association for Justice and has served on its Board of Governors and as President. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice and has served as Chair of its Admiralty Section. He is also a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association. His practice emphasized Jones Act, Maritime and River Boat Injuries as well as Personal Injury.

Practice Areas

  • Jones Act
  • Maritime
  • River Boat Injuries
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1975
  • Kentucky, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 1974
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • B.S. - 1971
    • Honors: With Honors

Published Works

  • Identifying Jones Act Claims, Tennessee Trial Lawyer Magazine, Spring, 2010


  • Ray Bratton
  • William C. Killian
  • Bob Lynch
  • Frank Dantone


  • Frequent Lecturer on Jones Act, Maritime, Personal Injury and Worker's Compensation Law
  • Speaker, Presented a lecture on the basics of maritime personal injury law, The Tennessee Association for Justice’s Annual Convention in Asheville, North Carolina

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Woodward White's “Best Lawyers in America,” Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2008, The American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Association for Justice, Board of Governors, President and Member
  • American Association for Justice, Admiralty Section, former Chair and Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, former Member of Board of Governors; former President
  • Federal Bar Association, former President of Memphis Chapter
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation, former Board Member
  • Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee, former Member of the Hearing Committee