Roxana M. Rudolph

Associate, Memphis Office

Admissions

Tennessee (2016)

Education

University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2015)
University of Tennessee (B.A., summa cum laude, 2012)

Practice Privileges

Tennessee Trial and Appellate Courts
Tennessee Supreme Court
United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee
United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee

Awards

Mid-South Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2019-2020

Roxy is an associate attorney in the Memphis office specializing in civil litigation, with a primary focus on complex commercial and financial services litigation, products liability, insurance defense, and appellate work. She also has significant experience in the areas of medical malpractice, First Amendment and defamation claims, governmental affairs and legal ethics.

Roxy graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in both English Literature and Psychology from the University of Tennessee in 2012. As an undergraduate, Roxy was inducted into the Order of Omega, National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Golden Key National Honor Society. She then earned her J.D. with honors, as well as a health law certificate, in 2015 from the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where she served as Senior Articles Editor for the Memphis Law Review Vol. 45, a representative of the Student Bar Association, and a Law School Student Ambassador. She received numerous academic awards as a law student, including CALI Awards in Constitutional Law and Voting Rights and Election Law, as well as awards for Best Memorandum and Oral Advocacy. In addition, Roxy was a member of the Association of Women Attorneys, the Health Law Society, and Phi Alpha Delta, and she served on the Executive Council of the student Federal Bar Association and was a research assistant for Professor Amy Campbell.

Prior to transitioning into private practice, Roxy completed a year-long judicial clerkship for the Honorable Camille R. McMullen of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals. In this role, Roxy assisted Judge McMullen in reviewing trial court records and drafting appellate court opinions and orders. Roxy had previously served the judiciary as an extern for United States Magistrate Judge Diane Vescovo of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee and as a part-time legal research assistant to the Honorable Vicki Daniels of Mississippi Chancery Court, Part III.

Roxy is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association and the Memphis Bar Association. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division since 2018. Outside of her law practice, Roxy gives back to the Memphis Community by volunteering weekly as a coach mentor for minority high school students through the nonprofit organization LITE Memphis. In her spare time, Roxy also enjoys kayaking, singing karaoke, watching football, being a dog-mom of three, and supporting all things Memphis.

Publications

  • Balancing Public Safety with the Rights of the Mentally Ill – A Behavioral Approach in Reducing Gun Violence in Tennessee, 45 U. Mem. L. Rev. 671 (Spring 2015)
  • MLRC Media Law Survey (Tennessee) (LexisNexis 2017)
  • MLRC Media Law Survey (Tennessee) (LexisNexis 2018)

M. Roxana Rudolph

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