John M. Gillum

Principal
Location:
Nashville, Tennessee
Phone:
615-742-9319
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 36 years, Mr. Gillum has litigated as lead counsel in over 100 court and arbitration cases in 18 states.

Practice Areas

  • Construction Law
  • Fidelity Law and Cyber Insurance Coverage
  • Surety Law

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • New York
  • 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 Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th 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

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law
    • J.D., 1982
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • B.S., 1980

Classes/Seminars

  • Program Co-Chair – From the FAR to False Claims: A Guide to Federal Contracting for Construction & Surety Practitioners, ABA FSLC Mid-Winter Meeting, 2017
  • Speaker – Managing and Litigating the Complex Surety Case, ABA FSLC Spring Meeting, 2018

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, 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