Alex SaharovichFounding Member - Senior Partner
Alex Saharovich was born in Bucharest, Romania and enjoyed growing up in Memphis, Tennessee. He obtained his undergraduate degree in political science from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where he was listed on the Dean’s List and also inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. Subsequently, he obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law. In law school, Mr. Saharovich was listed on the Dean’s List and served as Casenote Editor and Assistant Editor of the Tennessee Law Review. While in law school, Mr. Saharovich also served on the Dean’s Advisory Council.
After law school, Mr. Saharovich worked in a firm where he performed general litigation. During this time, he had many trials, handling a variety of cases such as trucking, auto accident, bankruptcy litigation, worker’s compensation and employment litigation. After working on a case with Marcus Nahon and having known Corey Trotz for a number of years, they decided to form a new law firm. In 1990, NST law firm was started with 3 lawyers and one secretary. The goal of NST has always been to help people who have been injured by providing strong, compassionate, and caring legal services.
Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz has grown into the largest Tennessee based personal injury firm with offices in Memphis, Jackson, and Knoxville, Tennessee, Jonesboro and Little Rock, Arkansas and Jackson and Tupelo, Mississippi, and Cape Girardeau, Missouri. NST is proud to have grown to 33 lawyers and over 100 support staff. The goal of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz is still the same as it was when it was formed, which is to always be compassionate, caring, and advocate for those who cannot do so for themselves. Mr. Saharovich is proud that all lawyers who have joined the firm have strong academic records and a passion to make a difference in the lives of the firm’s clients.
Mr. Saharovich serves as Senior Partner and Managing Partner in the firm. In addition, he co-chairs the traumatic injury section of the firm. He is engaged in a civil trial practice with emphasis in automobile and trucking litigation, mass tort litigation, and wrongful death cases. Mr. Saharovich was listed as a Super Lawyer in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 by Law & Politics magazine. In the 2008 edition, he was included in the list of Top 100 Super Lawyers in Tennessee and Top 50 Super Lawyers in Memphis. Mr. Saharovich has served on numerous boards including Temple Israel, Facing History and Ourselves, Plough Towers, Memphis Jewish Federation, Solomon Schechter Day School of Memphis, and the Southeast Regional Anti-Defamation League. He has served as President of Plough Towers, Vice President of Solomon Schechter Day School, and Vice-President of Temple Israel and Chair of the Mid-South Alumni Admissions Council for Northwestern University. He is also a member of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association and American Trial Lawyers Association and regularly has attended seminars and section meetings in order to better serve his clients.
Mr. Saharovich has served as a lecturer at seminars and educational affairs and served on the Alumni Admissions review committee for Northwestern University. He has taught and lectured at paralegal programs at Christian Brothers University and Southwest Tennessee Community College (formerly State Technical Institute of Memphis). Mr. Saharovich has been married for over 27 years to Debra and they have three great sons. He enjoys riding bikes, playing tennis, reading, traveling, and cheering for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team, Memphis Grizzlies, and Memphis Tigers.
J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 1986
Tennessee Law Review, Casenote Editor, 1985
Tennessee Law Review, Assistant Editor, 1986
B.A., Northwestern University, 1982
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1994
Memphis Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
- Fellow with the Memphis Bar Foundation
- Super Lawyers 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Personal Injury, Plaintiff
- Top 100 Super Lawyers in Tennessee, 2008
- Top 50 Super Lawyers in Memphis, 2008