David J. Deming is a principal with Manier & Herod practicing in the area of workers’ compensation. Mr. Deming received his Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University. Mr. Deming received his Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law.
Mr. Deming has practiced law with Manier & Herod since 1985. His practice focuses exclusively on workers’ compensation litigation, where he represents employers, self-insured employers and workers’ compensation insurance carriers in lawsuits and Department of Labor proceedings throughout the State of Tennessee. He has served as a speaker at many seminars involving workers’ compensation issues and is actively involved in the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association where he has served as President, Vice-President, Secretary-Treasurer, and as a member of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Deming is listed in A.M. Best’s Best Lawyers of America for Workers’ Compensation Law and is designated as a U.S. News Best Lawyer.
Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensations (4th ed., 2012).
Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensations (3rd ed., 2007).
Past Speaking Engagements & Seminars:
Speaker, April 2017 Atlanta Claims Association Meeting, Investigating, Evaluating and Negotiating a Workers’ Compensation Claim
Speaker, 2010-2017 Workers’ Compensation Institute’s Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference (Orlando, FL) (2017 forthcoming)
Speaker, 2010-2013 State Board of Workers Compensation-Georgia Annual Educational Conference (Atlanta, GA)
News & Upcoming Speaking Engagements:
- Sarah H. Reisner, David J. Deming, and John W. Barringer, Jr. Teach "Lunch & Learn" for ESIS
Sarah H. Reisner, David J. Deming and John W. Barringer, Jr. travelled to Richmond, Virginia on July 30, 2018, to teach a “Lunch & Learn” with a Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Law update to claims handlers with ESIS in Glen Allen, Virginia. Mrs...continue reading
- Manier & Herod Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017
Manier & Herod attorneys David J. Deming, Tommy C. Estes, Terry Hill, Sam H. Poteet, Jr. and Jeffrey S. Price were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017. Mr. Deming and Mr. Hill were recognized in the...continue reading
- 70th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference
The 2015 Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference will be held August 23-26, 2015 at The Orlando World Center Marriott in Florida. This conference is a must-attend for adjusters and employers and promises to provide updated information on the...continue reading
- David J. Deming, Tommy C. Estes Named 2015 Best Lawyers
David J. Deming was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the field of Workers' Compensation Law - Employers. Mr. Deming has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2009. Tommy C. Estes was also selected for ...continue reading
- Manier Attorneys Renamed to Best Lawyers in America
Tommy C. Estes, David J. Deming, and Terry L. Hill were renamed to the Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Estes was listed to the Trusts & Estates practice area and Mr. Deming and Mr. Hill to the Workers' Compensation practice area. Best Lawyers is the oldest...continue reading
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