Tannera Gibson

Member at Burch Porter Johnson, PLLC


Tannera Gibson is a native Memphian whose childhood desire to advocate for a shorter school day served as the catalyst for her pursuit of a legal career.  Ms. Gibson’s unique practice reflects her desire to work personally with the community while also fostering economic growth through assisting organizations with employment-related matters.  Ms. Gibson’s practice focuses on employment, civil rights, personal injury and medical malpractice claims.  Her work in personal injury and medical malpractice is limited to representing plaintiffs—individual citizens who have suffered bodily or mental injuries.  Her work in employment and civil rights includes the defense of claims for race, sex, religious and disability discrimination, as well as conducting employment investigations and handling unemployment matters.

In addition to her dedicated work for her clients, Ms. Gibson supports causes and events promoting diversity and equality, provides free legal assistance to those unable to afford a lawyer, and mentors law students. She has been recognized for her work in the community and in the legal field.

Ms. Gibson received a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Memphis in 2003 and worked in technology prior to graduating from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School Of Law in 2008.