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Peter Byron Gee, Jr.

Memphis, tennessee

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Biography Overview

The effects of a personal injury can be devastating. As a partner at Morgan & Morgan-Memphis, Peter Gee knows the physical, emotional and financial toll events such as automobile collisions, slip and falls and wrongful death can have on an entire family. He takes his job to represent clients in Memphis, Tennessee, seriously, and he actively pursues justice on their behalf.

Mr. Gee makes it a goal to give people the clarity and confidence by explaining how their matter may progress and by answering their questions promptly. Treating every case as though it will go to trial, he meticulously prepares an argument that involves expert testimony, medical records, a thorough timeline of events and any other details that will support securing a favorable outcome.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Gee has obtained monetary awards for numerous clients through settlements and verdicts. Thanks to his commitment to justice, he has earned the highest peer review rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Gee’s passion for helping others is rooted in his education. After earning a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1995, he went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2001.

Today, Mr. Gee spends his time advocating for clients and serving as a member of legal organizations that include, the Memphis Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association and the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Gee is the co-chair of the Memphis Bar Association Summer Law Intern Program. This program places minority high school students in law firms, corporate legal departments and government entities for a summer of experiential learning. Mr. Gee serves on the Board of Directors of the Memphis Bar Association. Mr. Gee also serves on the Board of Directors of the The Exchange Club Family Center, an organization whose mission is to put an end to domestic violence.

Mr. Gee was named as a Super Lawyer in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Mr. Gee was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

He is admitted to practice before the local, state and federal courts in Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas and Kentucky.

AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.


Practice Areas

  • Car Accidents
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Slip and Fall
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

Recent Successes

$300,000.00 Verdict Ross v. Dish Network Car Accidents 2016
$11,100.00 Verdict Mullenmeister v. Hoppen Car Accidents 2016
$9,621.70 Verdict Cross v. City of Memphis Car Accidents 2016
$4,832.00 Verdict Midgett v. Crawford Car Accidents 2015
$48,136.29 Verdict Green v. Ramierz Car Accidents 2015
$5,100.00 Verdict Anderson v. Stimson's Big Star Slip & Fall 2010
$25,000.00 Verdict Burton v. Stimson's Big Star Slip & Fall 2009
  • Ross v. Dish Network

    $300,000.00

    Verdict - 2016

  • Mullenmeister v. Hoppen

    $11,100.00

    Verdict - 2016

  • Cross v. City of Memphis

    $9,621.70

    Verdict - 2016

Awards & Activities

  • “Rising Star” in the Mid South edition of Super Lawyers
  • American Inns of Court, Leo Bearman Sr. Chapter (Associate Member, 2003-2005)

Representative Cases

  • Romine v. Fernandez, 124 S.W.3d 599 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2003), appeal denied, (Dec. 22, 2003)
  • Thornton v. Allenbrooke Nursing & Rehab. Ctr., LLC, 2008 WL 2687697 (Tenn. Ct. App. July 3, 2008)

Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • American Association for Justice
  • Tennessee Association for Justice
  • Memphis Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Arkansas
  • Mississippi
  • All Federal Courts in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi

Education

  • The University of Tennessee, B.A., 1995
  • University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 2001