R Sadler Bailey - BIO

R. Sadler Bailey


As founder of Bailey & Greer, R. Sadler Bailey has battled his fair share of insurance giants and wrongdoers and has achieved numerous multimillion-dollar results for the victims of catastrophic injuries and their families. What's more, he has been involved in more than 40 appellate court decisions affecting Tennessee personal injury law, including many landmark appearances before the Tennessee Supreme Court. In addition, he's one of only a handful of lawyers in Memphis to have earned an advanced law degree in litigation. As a symbol of his respect within the Tennessee legal community, he is consistently called upon to teach both practicing lawyers and law students a brand of law designed to make a difference in peoples' lives. A brand of law that Bailey & Greer was founded on.

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Case Results

  • $12 Million Birth Injury Settlement for Child who Developed Cerebral Palsy
  • $7.5 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement for Child Who Sustained Brain Damage
  • $7 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement for Memphis Baby Injured at Birth
  • $5.6 Million Arbitration Award for Car Accident Victims
  • $4.1 Million Truck Wreck Settlement for Memphis Client Left Paralyzed
  • $3 Million Jury Verdict against Memphis Doctor for Misdiagnosed Testicular Cancer
  • $2.9 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement against Memphis Hospital for Baby Born with Brain damage and Cerebral Palsy
  • $2 Million Plastic Surgery Malpractice Settlement for Burn Victim in Memphis
  • $1.9 Million Truck Accident Settlement in Mississippi
  • $1.53 Million Jury Verdict for Wrongful Death of Car Crash Victim in Memphis
  • $1.5 Million Surgical Malpractice Settlement for Mississippi Client Who Suffered a Stroke
  • $1.5 Million Car Crash Settlement in Memphis for Client Hit by a Drunk Driver
  • $1.5 Million Jury Verdict against Lambuth Memorial Preschool for Death of a Child
  • $1.4 Million Car Crash Settlement for Memphis Client
  • $1 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement for Patient Who Fell Off of an Operating Table
  • $600,000 Verdict for Truck Driver Injured in Collision


  • Bachelor of Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1980
  • Juris Doctorate, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis, 1984
  • Masters of Law in Litigation, Emory University, 1986

Court Licensures

  • Tennessee Bar, 1984
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 1989

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, President's Club Member
  • Tennessee Association for Justice, Past President
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • The National Trial Lawyers