John M. Gillum

John M. Gillum

Principal
Location:
Nashville, Tennessee
Phone:
615-742-9307
Fax:
615-242-4203
Email:

John M. Gillum is a principal with Manier & Herod practicing primarily in the areas of construction and surety litigation.  Mr. Gillum received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law.

Mr. Gillum has chaired and spoken at numerous professional organizations, seminars and conferences.  Over the last 30 years, Mr. Gillum has litigated as lead counsel in over 100 court and arbitration cases in 18 states.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Law
  • Fidelity Law
  • Surety Law

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1983
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D.
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • B.S.

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker From the FAR to False Claims: A Guide to Federal Contracting for Construction & Surety Practitioners, ABA FSLC Mid-Winter Meetin, 2017 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association,TIPS Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, Construction Law Committee Co-Chair, 2011 - 2014
  • American Bar Association,TIPS Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, Co-Chair, Construction Program, 2017 Midwinter Meeting
  • American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Surety Claims Institute
  • National Bond Claims Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (previous), Fidelity & Surety Law Division Chair, 1998 - 2001