Jeff Melcher has over 30 years of experience in commercial, business, and liability defense litigation. He acts as regional defense and coverage counsel for numerous transportation liability, casualty defense, EPLI, and D&O and E&O carriers. He has successfully litigated numerous defense and coverage actions nationwide. Jeff's experience further includes representing clients in the medical and allied health care fields, trucking and transportation fields, insurance and bad faith claims, toxic tort and product liability matters, as well as a full array of real estate litigation. He has successfully handled numerous business disputes, and comprehensive general liability, premises liability, and casualty defense claims of all kinds.
Jeff also has substantial experience with professional malpractice defense including claims against physicians, nurses, dentists, and other medical providers; hospitals and other treatment centers; and attorneys, accountants, architects, and surveyors.
Jeff also regularly defends employers and self-insureds in workers' compensation defense matters, and has successfully defended employers in a wide variety of employment law litigation such as employment discrimination claims, restrictive covenant litigation and employment contract litigation. He also has extensive and successful appellate experience.
Jeff is located in the firm's Atlanta and Nashville offices.
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