Executive Director of Business Development
3251 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111
J.D., University of Memphis
B.A., Rhodes College
Andrew C. Branham is the Executive Director of Business Development in the Memphis office of Counsel On Call. He directs and oversees the Memphis office of Counsel On Call and designs, implements and manages legal solutions for clients across the country.
Prior to joining Counsel On Call, Andy was Senior Counsel at International Paper Corporation and Associate General Counsel at Dunavant Enterprises. He was Of Counsel to the Memphis office of Williams & Prochaska.
He is an honors graduate of the University of Memphis School of Law and Rhodes College. He was a member of Law Review, and upon graduation from law school, he served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Robert M. McRae, United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee.
Andy is deeply involved in pro bono and attorney well-being programs, and has spearheaded Counsel On Call’s involvement in local, regional and national pro bono efforts. This includes Counsel On Call’s commitment to the Pro Bono Institute and ACC as one of 100 signatories to the Corporate Pro Bono Challenge. Additionally, he is past Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association Attorney Well Being Committee, Board Member and Past President of Memphis Area Legal Services, a former Board Member of the Memphis Community Legal Center, Founder and past Chair of the Memphis Bar Association Access to Justice Committee, is a Fellow with the Memphis and Shelby County Bar Foundation and the Tennessee Bar Association, and Master Member of the Leo Bearman Sr. Inns of Court.
He works extensively with lawyers concerning balance of life issues and is a Commissioner to the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program for Memphis and West Tennessee.
Recent Speaking Engagements
- “The Role of Corporate Counsel in Expanding Access to Justice,” Panelist, Forum on Access to Justice, Legal Services Corporation
- “Leveraging Culture to Reduce Compliance Risks and Litigation Expenses,” Moderator, Association of Corporate Counsel Tennessee Chapter
- “Attorney Well-Being,” Speaker, Corporate Counsel Forum 2013: What’s New?, Tennessee Bar Association
- “Ethics: Attorney Well Being in the 21st Century,” 41st Annual Environmental Show of the South, Solid/Hazardous Waste Conference & Exhibition, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
- “Attorney Well Being,” Moderator, Tennessee Bar Corporate Counsel Section
- “General Practice Summit 2011: Virtual Law Office and Office Sharing,” Panelist, Tennessee Bar Association CLE
- “Record Retention,” CLE for the Arkansas Bar Association
- “O’er the (E-Discovery) Fields We Go: An E-Discovery Overview,” CLE Presentation, Oh what fun … Counsel On Call’s Holiday CLE
- “Spirituality of Imperfection,” First Unitarian Universalist Church
- “How to Do Good When You Don’t Have a Clue,” Moderator, CLE for the TBA/ACC Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative
- “Before Atticus Said Yes,” Moderator, CLE for the TBA Judicial Conference
- American Bar Association, Advisory Committee to the Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs
- Memphis Bar Association, Access to Justice and Attorney Well Being Committees (past chair)
- Fellow with the Tennessee, and Memphis and Shelby County Bar Foundations
- Memphis Area Legal Services, Board Member
- Community Legal Center, Former Board Member
- Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program, Commissioner
- Leo Bearman Chapter of the Inns of Court, Emeritus Member
- First Unitarian Universalist Church of Memphis, Past Board President
- MIDSOUTH Sober Living, Co-Founder and Board Chair