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Minton P. Mayer
CO-MANAGING PARTNER
Contact:
Memphis Office
5050 Poplar Avenue, Suite 918
Memphis, Tennessee 38157
Telephone: (901) 312-1640
Facsimile: (901) 312-1639
E-mail: minton.mayer@qpwblaw.com

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Nashville Office
424 Church Street, Suite 2000
Nashville Tennessee 37219
Telephone: (615) 248-3605
Facsimile: (615) 248-3606
E-mail: minton.mayer@qpwblaw.com
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Minton P. Mayer is co-managing partner of the Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee offices of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.  Mr. Mayer’s practice is focused on the representation of long-term care providers, assisted living facilities, health care providers, hospitals, nurse staffing, home health agencies and skilled nursing facilities in arbitration, trial and appeal throughout Tennessee and Arkansas.  Mr. Mayer continues to practice in all areas of insurance defense including automobile liability, professional liability, product liability, intentional torts, premises liability and general liability and casualty. He has extensive trial experience and is also listed by the Tennessee Supreme Court as a Rule 31 General Civil Mediator.  Mr. Mayer has attained the highest Peer Review Rating™ of AV® Preeminent™ from Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory.

Mr. Mayer’s professional practice and volunteer experience as general counsel and president of a nursing home provide him with unique insight into the operations, compliance, risk management and board functions of long-term care providers.

Prior to joining QPWB, Mr. Mayer was a partner of a Tennessee civil litigation law firm where he represented businesses and health care entities such as long-term care facilities, nursing homes, as well as health care providers. In addition to medical malpractice defense, his practice is also focused in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death matters and professional negligence defense. Mr. Mayer has practiced as a civil litigation attorney in Memphis since 1996; his experience also includes general business litigation, fidelity bond litigation, securities litigation and products liability.

Mr. Mayer received his Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 1996 and Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Kent State University in Ohio in 1991.  

He is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Arkansas and is admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Tennessee; U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; the Supreme Court of Tennessee; and the Supreme Court of Arkansas.  Mr. Mayer is a member of the Memphis Bar Association, Tennessee State Bar Association, Arkansas State Bar Association, and Defense Research Institute (DRI).

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation
  • Memphis Bar Association, ADR Committee Chair (2018)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Health Liability Committee
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (Tennessee Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators), Member
  • The Memphis ADR American Inn of Court
  • General Counsel, Memphis Jewish Rehab and Home (2018-Present); (2008-2013)
  • Immediate Past President, Memphis Jewish Home (2016-2018); Executive Board Member and Board of Directors
  • President, Memphis Jewish Rehab and Home (2014-2016)
  • Board of Directors, Memphis Jewish Community Center (2009-2011)
  • Memphis Jewish Community Center, Youth Sports  (2007-2012)
  • Temple Israel Brotherhood (2007-Present)

Seminars, Presentations & Publications

  • Tennessee Health Care Association Annual Conference, “Best Practices for Your Comprehensive Risk Management Program,” Nashville, TN (August 2018)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI), Medical Reptile Seminar, Conference Co-Chair and Speaker (June 2018)
  • ACI – Long Term Care Litigation and Risk Management Strategies, “Innovative Tactics Plaintiffs Use that Confound LTC Facilities,” Miami, FL (January 2018)
  • PLUS International Conference, Spark Session, “Workplace Violence in the Healthcare Setting,” Atlanta, GA (November 2017)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Nursing Home Assisted Living Seminar, Conference Chair, Atlanta, GA (September 2017)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association Annual Conference, “Best Practices for Preventing Violence in Nursing Homes,” Nashville, TN (August 2017)
  • Inaugural Long Term Care Insurance ExecuSummit, “Violence from Within: Managing Risks Associated with Resident on Resident Interactions,” Uncasville, CT (June 2017)
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Long Term Care Law Conference, “Best Practices for Preventing Violence in the Post-Acute Workplace from Internal and External Sources,” San Diego, CA (February 2017)
  • Memphis Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, “Overcoming the Stereotypes of Mediation,” Destin, FL (September 2016)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Nursing Home Assisted Living Conference, Conference Vice Chair and Author, “Managing a Crisis,” Scottsdale, AZ (September 2016)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association Annual Conference, “Collections: Best Practices for a Successful and Compliant Nursing Home Operation,” Knoxville, TN (August 2016)
  • LeadingAge Tennessee, “HIPAA/HITECH Privacy and Security for Long Term Care Organizations,” Franklin, TN (August 2016)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association, Annual Government Update, “The Appeals Process,” Nashville, TN (December 2015)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Nursing Home ALF Seminar, Panel Discussion Topic: Memory Care and Acuity Creep, Las Vegas, NV (September 2015)
  • Memphis Bar Association, New Directions in Neuroscience: A Winning Edge in Negotiation, Mediation and the Courtroom?”  (September 2015)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association, “HIPAA/HITECH Privacy and Security for Long Term Care” (August 2015)
  • Leading Age Tennessee, “Recent Developments of Director Liability Law for Nonprofits, New OIG Regulations and the Impact re: Lemington Home for the Aged,” Franklin, TN (August 2015)
  • LeadingAge Tennessee, “HIPAA/HITECH Privacy and Security for Long Term Care” (August 2016)
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association and Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, “Reptile Theory - Advanced Defense Strategies,” Sandestin, FL (June 2015)
  • Nationwide Insurance Company Annual Meeting, “Defeating the Reptile Theory,” Columbus, OH (November 2014)
  • Kentucky Defense Lawyers Association Annual Conference, “Reptile Theory Make Boots out of that Lizard,” Louisville, KY (November 2014)
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, “Reptile Theory – Taming the Lizard,” Tunica, MS (September 2014)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association Annual Conference, “New Disaster Planning Regulations and Requirements: Are You Prepared?” Nashville, TN (September 2014)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association Annual Conference, “Skilled Nursing Facility Legislative and Regulatory Update,” Nashville, TN (August 2014)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association, Administrators, “Long Term Care Legal Update” (August 2014)
  • Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel, “Reptile Theory Defense Strategies to Break the Snake,” Bentonville, AR (August 2014)
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, “Reptile Theory – Taming the Lizard” (August 2014) 
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association Conference, “Defeating the Reptile Theory,” Telluride, CO (July 2014)
  • THCA/TNCAL Convention, “Electronic Medical Records and HIT: Opportunities, Risk, Surveyors, and Things that Go Tweet in the Night;” “Mandatory Compliance Programs for LTC Providers - Are you Ready?” (August 2013)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Panelist, Nursing Home ALF Litigation Seminar, “Steering the Top 10 Drivers Toward Better Claim Outcomes” and Speaker, “Reptile Theory: Taming the Lizard” Scottsdale, AZ (September 2013)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Panel Counsel Meeting, GuideOne Insurance, “Reptile Theory – The New Litigation Tactic” (September 2012)
  • THCA/TNCAL Convention “Reduce the Legal Risks Posed by Your Facility’s Use of Social Media” (August 2012)
  • National Business Institute, Nursing Home/Assisted Living Facility Malpractice Litigation (August 2011)
  • National Business Institute, “Advanced Personal Injury: Mastering Your Practice” (May 2010)
  • National Business Institute, “Mastering Depositions” (September 2007)
  • National Business Institute, “Handling the Auto Injury Claim” (March 2007)
  • National Business Institute, “Achieving Favorable Outcomes to Automobile Injury Insurance Claims in Tennessee” (April 2006)
  • National Business Institute, “Emerging Issues in Tennessee Insurance Coverage Law” (December 2003)
  • National Business Institute, “Advanced Workers’ Compensation in Tennessee” (June 2003)
  • National Business Institute, “Emerging Issues in Tennessee Insurance Coverage Law” (December 2002)
  • Memphis Bar Association, “Recent Legislation and Updates” (August 2002)

Reported Cases

Peck v. Tanner, 181 S.W.3d 262 (Tenn. 2005)
Hale v. Ostrow, 166 S.W. 3d 713 (Tenn. 2005)
 


 

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Contact: Memphis Office
5050 Poplar Avenue, Suite 918
Memphis, Tennessee 38157
Telephone: (901) 312-1640
Facsimile: (901) 312-1639
E-mail: minton.mayer@qpwblaw.com

Download VCard

Nashville Office
424 Church Street, Suite 2000
Nashville Tennessee 37219
Telephone: (615) 248-3605
Facsimile: (615) 248-3606
E-mail: minton.mayer@qpwblaw.com
Download VCard

Areas of Practice:

  • Automotive Liability
  • Assisted Living Facilities 
  • Hospitals / Acute Care Facilities
  • Insurance and Insurers
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Homes
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice Defense
Education

  • University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D. (1996)
  • Kent State University, B.A. cum laude (1991)
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Minton P. Mayer is co-managing partner of the Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee offices of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.  Mr. Mayer’s practice is focused on the representation of long-term care providers, assisted living facilities, health care providers, hospitals, nurse staffing, home health agencies and skilled nursing facilities in arbitration, trial and appeal throughout Tennessee and Arkansas.  Mr. Mayer continues to practice in all areas of insurance defense including automobile liability, professional liability, product liability, intentional torts, premises liability and general liability and casualty. He has extensive trial experience and is also listed by the Tennessee Supreme Court as a Rule 31 General Civil Mediator.  Mr. Mayer has attained the highest Peer Review Rating™ of AV® Preeminent™ from Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory.

Mr. Mayer’s professional practice and volunteer experience as general counsel and president of a nursing home provide him with unique insight into the operations, compliance, risk management and board functions of long-term care providers.

Prior to joining QPWB, Mr. Mayer was a partner of a Tennessee civil litigation law firm where he represented businesses and health care entities such as long-term care facilities, nursing homes, as well as health care providers. In addition to medical malpractice defense, his practice is also focused in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death matters and professional negligence defense. Mr. Mayer has practiced as a civil litigation attorney in Memphis since 1996; his experience also includes general business litigation, fidelity bond litigation, securities litigation and products liability.

Mr. Mayer received his Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 1996 and Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Kent State University in Ohio in 1991.  

He is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Arkansas and is admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Tennessee; U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; the Supreme Court of Tennessee; and the Supreme Court of Arkansas.  Mr. Mayer is a member of the Memphis Bar Association, Tennessee State Bar Association, Arkansas State Bar Association, and Defense Research Institute (DRI).

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation
  • Memphis Bar Association, ADR Committee Chair (2018)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Health Liability Committee
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (Tennessee Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators), Member
  • The Memphis ADR American Inn of Court
  • General Counsel, Memphis Jewish Rehab and Home (2018-Present); (2008-2013)
  • Immediate Past President, Memphis Jewish Home (2016-2018); Executive Board Member and Board of Directors
  • President, Memphis Jewish Rehab and Home (2014-2016)
  • Board of Directors, Memphis Jewish Community Center (2009-2011)
  • Memphis Jewish Community Center, Youth Sports  (2007-2012)
  • Temple Israel Brotherhood (2007-Present)

Seminars, Presentations & Publications

  • Tennessee Health Care Association Annual Conference, “Best Practices for Your Comprehensive Risk Management Program,” Nashville, TN (August 2018)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI), Medical Reptile Seminar, Conference Co-Chair and Speaker (June 2018)
  • ACI – Long Term Care Litigation and Risk Management Strategies, “Innovative Tactics Plaintiffs Use that Confound LTC Facilities,” Miami, FL (January 2018)
  • PLUS International Conference, Spark Session, “Workplace Violence in the Healthcare Setting,” Atlanta, GA (November 2017)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Nursing Home Assisted Living Seminar, Conference Chair, Atlanta, GA (September 2017)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association Annual Conference, “Best Practices for Preventing Violence in Nursing Homes,” Nashville, TN (August 2017)
  • Inaugural Long Term Care Insurance ExecuSummit, “Violence from Within: Managing Risks Associated with Resident on Resident Interactions,” Uncasville, CT (June 2017)
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Long Term Care Law Conference, “Best Practices for Preventing Violence in the Post-Acute Workplace from Internal and External Sources,” San Diego, CA (February 2017)
  • Memphis Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, “Overcoming the Stereotypes of Mediation,” Destin, FL (September 2016)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Nursing Home Assisted Living Conference, Conference Vice Chair and Author, “Managing a Crisis,” Scottsdale, AZ (September 2016)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association Annual Conference, “Collections: Best Practices for a Successful and Compliant Nursing Home Operation,” Knoxville, TN (August 2016)
  • LeadingAge Tennessee, “HIPAA/HITECH Privacy and Security for Long Term Care Organizations,” Franklin, TN (August 2016)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association, Annual Government Update, “The Appeals Process,” Nashville, TN (December 2015)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Nursing Home ALF Seminar, Panel Discussion Topic: Memory Care and Acuity Creep, Las Vegas, NV (September 2015)
  • Memphis Bar Association, New Directions in Neuroscience: A Winning Edge in Negotiation, Mediation and the Courtroom?”  (September 2015)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association, “HIPAA/HITECH Privacy and Security for Long Term Care” (August 2015)
  • Leading Age Tennessee, “Recent Developments of Director Liability Law for Nonprofits, New OIG Regulations and the Impact re: Lemington Home for the Aged,” Franklin, TN (August 2015)
  • LeadingAge Tennessee, “HIPAA/HITECH Privacy and Security for Long Term Care” (August 2016)
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association and Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, “Reptile Theory - Advanced Defense Strategies,” Sandestin, FL (June 2015)
  • Nationwide Insurance Company Annual Meeting, “Defeating the Reptile Theory,” Columbus, OH (November 2014)
  • Kentucky Defense Lawyers Association Annual Conference, “Reptile Theory Make Boots out of that Lizard,” Louisville, KY (November 2014)
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, “Reptile Theory – Taming the Lizard,” Tunica, MS (September 2014)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association Annual Conference, “New Disaster Planning Regulations and Requirements: Are You Prepared?” Nashville, TN (September 2014)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association Annual Conference, “Skilled Nursing Facility Legislative and Regulatory Update,” Nashville, TN (August 2014)
  • Tennessee Health Care Association, Administrators, “Long Term Care Legal Update” (August 2014)
  • Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel, “Reptile Theory Defense Strategies to Break the Snake,” Bentonville, AR (August 2014)
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, “Reptile Theory – Taming the Lizard” (August 2014) 
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association Conference, “Defeating the Reptile Theory,” Telluride, CO (July 2014)
  • THCA/TNCAL Convention, “Electronic Medical Records and HIT: Opportunities, Risk, Surveyors, and Things that Go Tweet in the Night;” “Mandatory Compliance Programs for LTC Providers - Are you Ready?” (August 2013)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Panelist, Nursing Home ALF Litigation Seminar, “Steering the Top 10 Drivers Toward Better Claim Outcomes” and Speaker, “Reptile Theory: Taming the Lizard” Scottsdale, AZ (September 2013)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Panel Counsel Meeting, GuideOne Insurance, “Reptile Theory – The New Litigation Tactic” (September 2012)
  • THCA/TNCAL Convention “Reduce the Legal Risks Posed by Your Facility’s Use of Social Media” (August 2012)
  • National Business Institute, Nursing Home/Assisted Living Facility Malpractice Litigation (August 2011)
  • National Business Institute, “Advanced Personal Injury: Mastering Your Practice” (May 2010)
  • National Business Institute, “Mastering Depositions” (September 2007)
  • National Business Institute, “Handling the Auto Injury Claim” (March 2007)
  • National Business Institute, “Achieving Favorable Outcomes to Automobile Injury Insurance Claims in Tennessee” (April 2006)
  • National Business Institute, “Emerging Issues in Tennessee Insurance Coverage Law” (December 2003)
  • National Business Institute, “Advanced Workers’ Compensation in Tennessee” (June 2003)
  • National Business Institute, “Emerging Issues in Tennessee Insurance Coverage Law” (December 2002)
  • Memphis Bar Association, “Recent Legislation and Updates” (August 2002)

Reported Cases

Peck v. Tanner, 181 S.W.3d 262 (Tenn. 2005)
Hale v. Ostrow, 166 S.W. 3d 713 (Tenn. 2005)
 


 

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QPWB Opens Tennessee Offices in Memphis and Nashville