Morris Hadden is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers who has tried more than 200 jury trials. He has represented lawyers, dentists, pharmacists, and insurance agents for professional liability and has participated in product liability litigation involving medical devices, automotive products, ladders, cranes, and air rifles. He has represented Fortune 500 companies, corporations, and individuals, as well as electrical and gas companies, and has advised companies in matters pertaining to insurance coverage, arson, and fraud. Mr. Hadden has served as local counsel in anti-trust/class actions for credit cards, sporting equipment, international chemicals, and cigarette manufacturing companies. Mr. Hadden also is a Rule 31 Listed Mediator by the Tennessee Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission.

Mr. Hadden’s practice focuses on commercial, corporate, and insurance litigation, including trial and appellate practice in state and federal courts. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Sixth Circuit. Mr. Hadden served as a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation for three years following graduation from law school. He has been selected to be in Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.

Mr. Hadden lives in Kingsport and has a son, Rob, who is an attorney in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.


AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Tennessee Supreme Court, Special Justice, 1996

Selected to The Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation and Insurance Defense

Recipient of the “Fifty over Fifty” Leadership Award

Selected to Super Lawyers (2006-2021)


American College of Trial Lawyers, fellow

American Bar Association, fellow

Tennessee Bar Association, fellow and board of governors


J.D., University of Tennessee

B.S., University of Tennessee



U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Supreme Court of the United States

S. Morris Hadden