Lawrence F. Giordano
Knoxville
(865) 546-4646 VCARD

Education

Denison University, B.S with highest honors

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.

Giordano

Shareholder, Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator, and law firm director Larry Giordano engages in a statewide practice based in Lewis Thomason's Knoxville office. He is a member and has been co-chair of both the firm's Education Law and Health Care Practice Groups. He concentrates the balance of his practice in the areas of business, commercial and complex litigation. His diverse experience includes an unusually wide range of legal issues, both litigation and transactional. He has significant criminal defense experience and has defended multiple cases with simultaneous civil and criminal proceedings. In addition, Mr. Giordano has substantial appellate experience and ...

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Shareholder, Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator, and law firm director Larry Giordano engages in a statewide practice based in Lewis Thomason’s Knoxville office. He is a member and has been co-chair of both the firm’s Education Law and Health Care Practice Groups. He concentrates the balance of his practice in the areas of business, commercial and complex litigation. His diverse experience includes an unusually wide range of legal issues, both litigation and transactional. He has significant criminal defense experience and has defended multiple cases with simultaneous civil and criminal proceedings. In addition, Mr. Giordano has substantial appellate experience and has argued before the Tennessee Supreme Court, Tennessee Court of Appeals, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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AFFILIATIONS

  • Tennessee Council of School Board of Attorneys
  • National School Boards Association’s Council of School Attorneys
  • Hamilton S. Burnett American Inn of Court
  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association

 PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Best Lawyers® 2020 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Knoxville
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Corporate Law, Education Law and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Named a Cityview Magazine Top Attorney
  • Selected, Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2012-2019 (Business Litigation)
  • Selected, Mid-South Super Lawyers, Tennessee Top 100 List 2018
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Knoxville Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Honorary Member, The Order of Barristers
  • Past President, Tennessee Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Past President and Master of the Bench Emeritus, Hamilton S. Burnett American Inns of Court
  • Recipient, Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Conference Law and Liberty Award
  • Recipient, University of Tennessee College of Law Outstanding Adjunct Teacher Award in Advocacy
  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Member, Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi

 TEACHING AND JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Professor of Law (Adjunct), University of Tennessee College of Law, 1992-2019 (Trial Practice, Advanced Trial Practice, Pretrial Advocacy)
  • Faculty, Emory University School of Law, Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques
  • Administrative Law Judge, State of Tennessee Department of Education

COMMUNITY AND BAR ACTIVITIES

  • Past President of the Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee
  • Past Member of the Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee
  • Past Member of the Board of Directors of the Blount Mansion Association
  • Past Treasurer and Secretary, Knoxville Bar Association
  • Past Member of Board of Governors, Knoxville Bar Association
  • Member, Fee Dispute Resolution Panel, Knoxville Bar Association
  • Past President, Knoxville Catholic High School Parent Teacher Association
  • Soccer Coach – USYSA Youth Teams, TSSA Women’s Amateur Teams, TSSA Men’s Amateur Teams, Maryville College Men’s and Women’s Varsity Teams, Knoxville Catholic High School Boys’ Varsity Team


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