Edd Peyton

Of Counsel, Memphis Office

Edd Peyton

Tennessee (2006)
Mississippi (2006)


U.S. Naval Academy, B.S.
Jacksonville University, M.B.A.
The University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D.

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Mississippi and Tennessee Trial and Appellate Courts
Mississippi Supreme Court
Tennessee Supreme Court
United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee
United States Tax Court


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Mid-South Super Lawyer 2016 – 2021

Mid-South Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2011-2015

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Edd is an Of Counsel attorney with Spicer Rudstrom in the Memphis office. He focuses on litigation throughout Tennessee and Mississippi. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He received all-league honors for three years as a tight end on the Sprint Football team and was inducted into the Naval Academy Athletic Association Hall of Fame. Upon graduation from Annapolis Edd was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy where he led engineering and ordnance departments aboard ships and served as a regional admissions officer for the Naval Academy. Before leaving active duty, Edd completed the Master of Business Administration degree at Jacksonville University.

After his navy service, Edd worked in warehouse operations and systems management for a national whole foods distributor in Saint Augustine, Florida before pursuing a law degree at the University of Mississippi School of Law. At Ole Miss, Edd served on the Moot Court Board and won numerous mock trial and appellate competitions.

At Spicer Rudstrom, Edd primarily practices in the areas of employment law, healthcare liability, insurance defense litigation, and product liability. He is also a Tennessee Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator.

Edd serves on the Board of Directors of the Memphis Bar Association. He is a Woodbadge trained adult leader in the Boy Scouts of America. He retired from the U.S. Navy Reserves as a Commander. Edd has completed over fifteen marathons and set as his goal the completion of all Abbott World Marathon Majors and a marathon in all fifty states. He and his lovely wife Kara have two sons, Naamon and Noah.

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