Brian S. Duffy

Of Counsel, Nashville Office


Tennessee (2015)
Florida (1974


Florida State University College of Law (J.D., with honors, 1974)
Florida State University (B.S., 1971)

Practice Privileges

Tennessee State and Federal Courts
United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Florida State and Federal Courts
United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
United States Supreme Court


AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Law Specialist, 1993-2018
Florida Bar Code and Rules of Evidence Committee, Chair, 1995-1996
The William H. Stafford American Inn of Court, Founder and Master of the Bench
Judicial Nominating Commission, Second Judicial Circuit of Florida, Former Member
Mid-South Super Lawyer 2006, 2008-2021, Top 100 Tennessee and Top 50 Nashville, 2019


Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association
Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
International Association of Defense Counsel
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Premium Member

American Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
American Veterinary Medical Law Association
Florida Defense Lawyers Association
Tallahassee Bar Association

Brian S. Duffy is Of Counsel in Spicer Rudstrom’s Nashville office, where he concentrates his practice in civil litigation defense. He brings extensive experience in civil litigation, products liability, insurance defense, tort liability and civil rights litigation. He has an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Immediately prior to joining Spicer Rudstrom, Brian was a partner at McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver, Stern & Thomas PA in Tallahassee, Florida.

Brian earned a J.D. degree with honors and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science, both from Florida State University.

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