Alyssa N. Wright

Senior Counsel

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  • Biography

    Alyssa N. Wright is a Senior Counsel in the Nashville office of GRSM and is a member of the Commercial Litigation and Construction practice groups. Prior to joining GRSM, she practiced at a national law firm focusing in the areas of general liability, personal injury, first-party property insurance defense, negligent workmanship and construction defect claims, premises liability and negligent security matters. She also represented long-term care providers, assisted living facilities, home health agencies and skilled nursing facilities on claims of negligence and alleged elder abuse. Alyssa also has experience defending clients regarding professional liability and product liability matters.

    While in law school, she was a member of the Trial Advocacy Competition Team and selected administrative editor of the Public Law Review. She earned first place in the Attorney General Cup Trial Advocacy Competition and received academic excellence awards in Product Liability and Trial Advocacy. She also interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Missouri, where she worked on legal topics involving child exploitation, organized crime, and drug enforcement issues.


    • Tennessee
    • Missouri
    • Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri


    • Tennessee Bar Association
    • Nashville Bar Association
  • Practice Areas
  • Publications & Presentations


    Youth’s Right to Counsel in the Missouri Juvenile Justice System: Is their Constitutional Right Being Upheld? 34 St. Louis U. Pub. L. Rev. 151 (2014).

  • Education


    J.D., St. Louis University School of Law, 2015

    • Academic Excellence Award in Products Liability
    • Milton F. Napier Trial Advocacy Award
    • Public Law Review Administrative Editor
    • Trial Advocacy Competition Team
    • 1st Place Attorney General Cup Trial Advocacy Competition
    • Dean’s List (Spring 2015)           

    B.A., Double Major, Communication & English, 2011

    • Lambda Pi Eta – Communication Studies Honor Society
    • Sigma Tau Delta – English Studies Honor Society
    • Dean’s List (7 out of 7 semesters)
    • December Commencement Ceremony Marshal in recognition for successful career in the College of Arts & Science