Arthur P. Brock

SMRW: 423.756.7000
DIRECT: 423.757.0407
FAX: 423.756.4801



Medical malpractice defense
Professional liability
Products liability
Insurance defense
Civil litigation



Art Brock is head of the healthcare litigation section at SMRW. He has over 33 years of experience representing hospitals, physicians, major manufacturers, attorneys, accountants, and businesses. He has lectured in the areas of medical malpractice, hospital liability, risk management, legal malpractice, and trial practice.



  • Missouri, 1982; New Mexico, 1983; Tennessee, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee


Education/Academic Honors

  • St. Louis University, J.D., Cum Laude, 1982
  • Western Illinois University, B.A., with honors, 1979



  • First Annual Brock-Cooper American Inn of Court Civility Award, 2009
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, Chattanooga Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation


Professional Affiliations

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association; New Mexico Bar Association
  • Chattanooga Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Justices Brock and Cooper Inn of Court (past President and Executive Committee member) 


Community Involvement

  • Downtown Sertoma Club of Chattanooga, Board of Directors
  • Hospice of Chattanooga, Board of Directors
  • Veterans Memorial Park of Collegedale, Board 


Practice Areas

  • Litigation