Jeffrey S. Price

Jeffrey S. Price is Managing Partner and Chairman of the Executive Committee at Manier & Herod.  His practice focuses on aeas of fidelity law, surety law, D&O insurance and commercial litigation.  Mr. Price received his bachelor of science, magna cum laude, from Gardner Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina.  Mr. Price received his Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from the University of Tennessee College of Law.  During law school, Mr. Price was a member of the Tennessee Law Review.

Mr. Price represents fidelity insurers and directors’ and officers’ liability insurers on coverage issues, coverage litigation, and other matters arising from fidelity insurance policies, financial institution bonds, D&O policies and other professional liability policies.  Mr. Price also represents sureties in distressed contractor transactions and workouts, intercreditor transactions, surety credit facilities, bankruptcies, performance bond defaults, payment bond claims, and every aspect of surety law.  Additionally, he represents insurers under builders’ risk insurance policies and commercial general liability policies on coverage issues and litigation.

Mr. Price is a member of the American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, and the Nashville Bar Association.  Mr. Price is the current Chair of the Fidelity Subdivision of the American Bar Association Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s Fidelity & Surety Law Committee.  Mr. Price is also the current Vice-Chair and Secretary of the American Bar Association Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s Fidelity & Surety Law Committee.  Mr. Price has been named a Mid-South Rising Star Super Lawyer.

Publications:

Co-Author, Surety Loss: Methods for Seeking Reimbursement (Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference, 2014).
Contributor, Annotated Financial Institution Bond (American Bar Association, 3rd ed.) (publishing forthcoming).
Co-Author, Chapter 13: The Surety’s Common Law and Contractual Rights of Indemnity in 2 THE LAW OF PAYMENT BONDS (Kevin L. Lybeck, et. al eds., 2011).
Co-Author, When The Walls Come Crumbling Down – E-Gad… Is That Loss Covered?: Claims Made and Coverage Available For Losses Arising Out Of or Related To Electronic Data (American Bar Association Fidelity and Surety Law Section Mid-Winter Meeting, 2011).
Co-Author, What Happens When The Insured Fails? Analyzing The Impact On Coverage Under The Financial Institution Bond and The Commercial Crime Policy, XV FID. L.J. 57 (2009).
Co-Author, Who Should Pay for the Bank’s Mistakes? A Discussion of Loss Causation under Insuring Agreement D and Insuring Agreement E of the Standard Form No. 24 Financial Institution Bond (Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference, 2009).
Contributor, Chapter 6: The Law of Performance Bonds in 2 SURETY’S RIGHTS UNDER THE GENERAL INDEMNITY AGREEMENT TO MINIMIZE LOSS (Lawrence R. Moelmann, et. al, eds., 2009).
Co-Author, Chapter 6 in LOAN LOSS COVERAGE UNDER FINANCIAL INSTITUTION BONDS (Gilbert J. Schroeder & John J. Tomaine eds., 2008).
Specific Types of Claims (Accounts Receivable Financing, Loan Participation and Syndication, Subprime Lending, Floor Plan Financing, Mortgage Warehouse Lending) and Riders (Fraudulent Mortgage Rider and Servicing Contractor Rider) (American Bar Association Fidelity Law Program, 2007).
Co-Author, The Public Officials Bond—A Statutory Obligation Requiring Faithful Performance, Fidelity, and Flexibility, XII FID. L.J. 151 (2006).
Contributor, Tennessee Chapter in 3 PAYMENT BOND MANUAL (Wayne D. Lambert, et. al, eds., 2006).
Contributor, Chapter VII: Tennessee in THE LAW OF MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER BONDS (William A. Downing, et. al, eds., 2006).
Take it or Leave It? The Surety’s Right of Rescission (International Association of Defense Counsel Conference, 2005).
Contributor, Chapter 6: Conditions and Limitations— Exclusions in 2 ANNOTATED FINANCIAL INSTITUTION BOND (Michael Keeley, ed., 2004).
Co-Author, Financial Benefit Requirements (Including Discussion of Employee Salary, Commissions and Fees Exclusion) (ABA Fidelity & Surety Law Mid-Winter Meeting, 2002).
Co-Author, Who Gets Paid? A Surety’s Affirmative Pursuit of Contract Balances vs. Common Law and Statutory Liens.
Co-Author, Seven Myths about Equitable Subrogation (Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference, 2002). Contributor, Surety Claims Institute Newsletter.

Past Speaking Engagements & Seminars:

Speaker, 2015 Inagural ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Conference (Philadelphia, PA).
Speaker, 2014 Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference (New Orleans, LA).
Speaker, 2013 The Fidelity Law Association Annual Meeting (Boston, Massachusetts).
Speaker, 2013 Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference (Charleston, SC).
Speaker, 2012 Pearlman Association Claims Conference (Seattle, WA).
Speaker, 2012 ABA Fidelity and Surety Law Committee (Hartford, CT).
Speaker, 2012 ABA Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference (Clearwater, FL).
Speaker, 2012 ABA Fidelity & Surety Law Committee Mid-Winter Meeting (New York, NY).
Speaker, 2011 Fidelity & Surety Law Spring Meeting (Hilton Head Island, SC).
Chair, 2011 The Fidelity Law Association Annual Meeting (Nashville, TN).
Speaker, 2011 ABA Fidelity & Surety Law Mid-Winter Meeting (New York, NY).
Speaker, 2011 Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference (New Orleans, LA).
Speaker, 2011 ABA Fidelity & Surety Law Committee Meeting (Lake Geneva, WI).
Speaker, 2010 ABA Fidelity & Surety Law Committee Fall Meeting (Boston, MA).
Chair, 2010 Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference (Charleston, SC).
Chair, 2010 ABA Fidelity & Surety Law Committee Mid-Winter Meeting (San Francisco, CA).
Speaker, 2009 Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference (Clearwater, FL).
Chair, Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference (Charleston, SC).
Chair, 2008 ABA Fidelity & Surety Law Committee Mid-Winter Meeting (New York, NY).
Speaker, 2007 ABA Fidelity & Surety Law Committee Fall Meeting (Orlando, FL).
Speaker,  2004-2007 Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conferences (Tampa, FL, New Orleans, LA, Charleston, SC).
Speaker, 2006 National Bond Claims Association Annual Meeting (Pinehurst, NC).
Speaker, 2005 International Association of Defense Counsel Conference (New York, NY).
Speaker, 2004 ABA Fidelity & Surety Law Mid-Winter Meeting (San Francisco, CA).
Speaker, 2002 ABA Fidelity & Surety Law Mid-Winter Meeting (New York, NY).
Speaker, 2000 ABA Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference.

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