Al Bright, Jr.

Biotechnology, pharmaceutical, life sciences, medical device companies as well as manufacturers, distributors, and other emerging companies look to Al Bright for counsel on a wide range of corporate and transactional matters. Serving as outside general counsel to these clients, Al enjoys a diverse and varied practice in which he provides assistance and advice on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and capital raising activities along with the negotiation of licensing and development collaborations and supply, distribution, and sales agreements. Al’s experience also includes serving as company counsel in a number of cross-border transactions.

Known as a dedicated and hard-working attorney, Al provides practical solutions and efficient representation to companies across the spectrum from start-ups to well-established corporations. Balancing his focus on transactional corporate matters, Al also has experience in commercial litigation, including the management of litigation matters for a variety of clients.


Al is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for his experience in Commercial Transactions / UCC Law. Previously he was recognized as a Rising Star for business and corporate law by Mid-South Super Lawyers.


  • Member, Memphis, Tennessee, American, and National Bar Associations
  • Member, ABA Health Law Section
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, AHLA Young Lawyers Division
  • Fellow, Memphis Leadership Academy
  • Executive Class, Leadership Memphis

Prior Affiliations

  • Partner, Butler Snow LLP, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Legal Counsel, Medtronic, Inc., 2007 - 2008


  • J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 2003
    • Executive Editor, Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law
  • B.B.A., University of Memphis, 2000

Legal Services

Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee

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A self-described “sports fanatic,” Al is especially passionate about college and professional football. He points out that while he roots for the University of Tennessee in football, the University of Memphis is his team during basketball season.