Mitzy G. Fryer is a partner in the Nashville office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. Ms. Fryer’s practice has focused on insurance defense litigation, coverage matters, and general liability since commencing private practice in 2006. Her practice involves resolving complex and critical disputes in the defense of physicians and hospitals in medical practice claims and encompasses nursing home defense, assisted living facilities, and claims involving injury, negligence, product liability, employment-related claims including employment discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wrongful termination. Her practice is also emphasized in the areas of motor vehicle negligence, premises liability, negligent security, misconduct, and wrongful death matters. Ms. Fryer maintains an active federal and state practice in Tennessee and Oklahoma, representing clients in disputes across numerous industries.
Prior to joining QPWB, Ms. Fryer was claims counsel with a leading provider of personal automobile insurance, and other related products in Nashville, Tennessee where she handled complex claims involving legal and policy issues, and managed negotiations. She also managed outside counsel handling class actions, employment, and bad faith cases, and conducted training for Florida staff PIP attorneys and claims professionals. Ms. Fryer’s experience includes serving as assistant field counsel for an American diversified global insurer and one of the largest property and casualty insurers in the United States. Here, and for approximately eight years, she routinely advised attorneys and adjusters regarding medical and scientific issues and attended trials and hearings using litigation protocols to develop and prepare depositions, arguments, arbitrations, and similar proceedings.
Ms. Fryer defended personal injury actions including medical and dental malpractice, slip and fall, car accident, and product liability cases, and acted as first chair in jury trials as sole practitioner of her law office in Edmond, Oklahoma. She commenced private practice as an associate with a medical malpractice defense law office in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 2006, defending hospitals, physicians, and nurses, and where she resolved claims, managed contract disputes and litigation.
Ms. Fryer received her Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University College of Law in 2004 and a Bachelor of Applied Science cum laude from Arizona State University in 2001.
She is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Oklahoma and is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute (DRI), and Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM).