McCarty

Chris W. McCarty, a shareholder in our Knoxville office, practices in the areas of employment law, education law and civil litigation. Mr. McCarty handles matters before state and federal courts throughout Tennessee, and has argued before the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Mr. McCarty also presents on employment and education law topics. His articles on those topics have been seen in numerous publications, including HR Magazine, the Tennessee Bar Journal and the Knoxville Business Journal. Mr. McCarty is approved as a member of the American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) Panel of Employment Arbitrators.

 AFFILIATIONS

  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
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Chris W. McCarty, a shareholder in our Knoxville office, practices in the areas of employment law, education law and civil litigation. Mr. McCarty handles matters before state and federal courts throughout Tennessee, and has argued before the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Mr. McCarty also presents on employment and education law topics. His articles on those topics have been seen in numerous publications, including HR Magazine, the Tennessee Bar Journal and the Knoxville Business Journal. Mr. McCarty is approved as a member of the American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) Panel of Employment Arbitrators.

 AFFILIATIONS

  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
  • DRI – Employment & Labor Law Committee
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • American Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Tennessee Council of School Board Attorneys, President, 2018-2020
  • Best Lawyers® 2020 Employment Law – Management “Lawyer of the Year” in Knoxville
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Employment Law Management and Education Law
  • Named a Cityview Magazine Top Attorney
  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, Elected Member, 2018
  • Knoxville Bar Foundation, Fellows Program, 2016
  • Member, American Arbitration Association (AAA) Panel of Employment Arbitrators
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2015, 2016
  • Leadership Sevier, 2015
  • Knoxville Zoo, Circle of Friends Leadership Council, 2015
  • Nucleus Knoxville, President, 2014
  • “40 Under 40”, Knoxville Business Journal, 2013
  • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law, 2012
  • Leadership Tomorrow Sevier, 2010
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, President’s Award, 2009
  • Introduction Knoxville, 2007
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Publications Committee

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Following college, Mr. McCarty spent two years teaching eighth grade United States history at Seymour Middle School in Seymour, Tennessee.  He now lives in the Concord area with his wife and their three children, and is actively involved with his church, Cedar Springs Presbyterian.

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