Samuel Cherry

Founding Shareholder

40 South Main, Suite 1700 Memphis, TN 38103

Sam Cherry is a founding partner of The Cochran Firm, Managing Attorney for The Cochran Firm Mid-South, and serves as a member of The Cochran Firm’s management team for national operations.  Sam is nationally acclaimed for verdicts and settlements in product liability cases where he has obtained over $160 million for his clients.  At 11 years old, he was involved in a horrible vehicle accident that cost him his left eye and seriously disfigured his face.  He suffered numerous orthopedic injuries involving his spine, arms, and legs, was unconscious for three weeks, and endured over 20 surgeries in attempts to correct some of the damage.  As such, Sam understands the pain and suffering that his clients face.  He has been very instrumental in the development of product liability claims against manufacturers of defective aerial lift devices.  Because of his efforts, many safety innovations have been incorporated within the aerial lift device industry.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Alabama Bar Association 
  • Tennessee Bar Association 
  • Washington D.C. Bar Association 
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America 
  • Alabama Trial Lawyers Association


  • J.D. – Cumberland School of Law

Bar Admissions


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