Michael L. Haynie

Michael L. Haynie

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

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.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers’ Compensation Law

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Education

  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
    • J.D.
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Business

Published Works

  • Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensations (4th ed., 2012)
  • Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensations (3rd ed., 2007)
  • Pain Management Legislation, 2012

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker, Georgia Board of Workers’ Compensation annual Educational Conference, 2012 - Present
  • Handling Workers’ Compensation Claims in Tennessee at Mississippi Educational Conference, Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference, 2012 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • TDLA Defense Lawyer of the Year, 2016 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Mid-South Workers’ Compensation Association