Michael L. Haynie is a principal with Manier & Herod practicing in workers’ compensation. Mr. Haynie graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Auburn University and earned his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Tennessee from 1997 until 1999 and represented the State of Tennessee in workers’ compensation cases. His current practice focuses on the representation of employers and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation cases.
Mr. Haynie is admitted to practice in Tennessee, U. S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Tennessee, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He is a member of the American and Nashville Bar Associations and serves on the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation. He is also a member of the Mid-South Workers’ Compensation Association and the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association.
Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensations (4th ed., 2012).
Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensations (3rd ed., 2007).
News & Upcoming Speaking Engagements:
- Michael L. Haynie Awarded TDLA 2016 Defense Lawyer of the Year
Michael L. Haynie received the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association 2016 Defense Lawyer of the Year award at the TDLA’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting held on September 16, 2016. The award is given to a TDLA member who has made a sig...continue reading
- David J. Deming and Michael L. Haynie Present at Georgia Board of Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference
David J. Deming and Michael L. Haynie presented at the Georgia Board of Workers’ Compensation annual Educational Conference, which took place in Atlanta, Georgia, August 26-29. This was the third year that David and Michael have spoken at the conferenc...continue reading
- Manier & Herod Drafts and Facilitates Passage of Pain Management Legislation
Manier & Herod attorneys Terry L. Hill, James H. Tucker, Jr. and Michael L. Haynie drafted new pain management legislation which took effect on July 1, 2012. The new law is unprecedented in any other state and addresses several recurring issues invol...continue reading
- Michael L. Haynie Presents on Handling Workers’ Compensation Claims in Tennessee at Mississippi Educational Conference
Michael L. Haynie served on a panel of speakers at the 26th annual Mississippi Workers' Compensation Educational Conference. The Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission and Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Educational Association co-host the ev...continue reading
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