David A. Chapman
Knoxville
(865) 546-4646

Practice Areas

InsuranceTransportation

Education

Carson Newman College, cum laude, B.A

University of Tennessee College of Law, magna cum laude, J.D

David A. Chapman
David Chapman, a shareholder in the firm’s Knoxville office, focuses primarily on the defense of local and national transportation companies and commercial motor vehicle drivers, including medical and liability expert retention and discovery, accident investigation and evaluation, and pre-trial, trial and appellate litigation. He has also worked with multiple motor carriers and transportation companies regarding post-accident protocols and FMCSA compliance. AFFLIATIONS Defense Research Institute – Trucking Law Committee Federal Bar Association Knoxville Bar Association Non-Engineer Member - Society of Automotive Engineers Tennessee Bar Association PROFESSIONAL HONORS Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Transportation Law Recognized as Patriotic Employer by…

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David Chapman, a shareholder in the firm’s Knoxville office, focuses primarily on the defense of local and national transportation companies and commercial motor vehicle drivers, including medical and liability expert retention and discovery, accident investigation and evaluation, and pre-trial, trial and appellate litigation. He has also worked with multiple motor carriers and transportation companies regarding post-accident protocols and FMCSA compliance.

AFFLIATIONS

  • Defense Research Institute – Trucking Law Committee
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Non-Engineer Member – Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Tennessee Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Transportation Law
  • Recognized as Patriotic Employer by U.S. Department of Defense Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve, 2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars – Transportation/Maritime 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of Tennessee College of Law, 2013-2018
  • Adjunct Instructor, Carson-Newman University, 2011
  • Coordinator of the University of Tennessee College of Law Pro Bono Project, 2007
  • Member, Pro Bono and Public Interest Committee, 2006-2007
  • Member, National Moot Court Team, 2005-2007
  • Awarded Dean’s Citation for Academic Excellence in six law school courses
  • Inducted into the Order of the Barristers and Order of the Coif
  • Recipient of the William M. Leech, Jr. Public Service Prize and the Susan B. Devitt National Moot Court Award


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