Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C.

Benjamin W. Jones

Ben Jones is a shareholder in the Knoxville office of Lewis Thomason. Mr. Jones’ practice primarily concentrates on personal injury, insurance and casualty defense in civil litigation with his primary emphasis in the areas of hospitality litigation, amusement litigation, commercial vehicle/automobile litigation, professional liability and general tort defense. Mr. Jones has defended wrongful death and other catastrophic injury cases and has extensive trial experience in courts throughout East Tennessee.


  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • ALFA International


  • The Best Lawyers® 2019 Litigation – Insurance “Lawyer of the Year” in Knoxville
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Litigation – Insurance
  • Former Secretary/Treasurer, Knoxville Barristers
  • Former member, Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Diversity Champions
  • Graduate, Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law, 2005
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Star of the Quarter, 2006
  • Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Star of the Quarter, 2007
  • Graduate, American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Leadership Academy, 2008
  • Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Taskforce, Outreach to Young Lawyers
  • Immediate past co-chair, Automobile Law Committee
  • Member, ALFA International Transportation and Hospitality practice groups
  • Member, National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association

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Knoxville Office

One Centre Square, Fifth Floor
620 Market Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Telephone (865) 546-4646
FAX (865) 523-6529


University of Tennessee, B.A. summa cum laude, 1995

University of Tennessee, J.D. 1999

Bar Admission

Tennessee, 1999

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee

U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee

  • Hospitality

    Hospitality is a practice area that includes a wide array of legal issues, including labor and employment, liability, real estate, corporate and global transactions. With years of experience representing clients such as hotels, restaurants, department stores, grocery stores, resorts and spas, nightclubs, event venues and transportation companies, we are prepared… [Read more]


    We have more than four decades of experience providing counsel and legal defense to insurance companies, self-insured clients, businesses and individuals. The firm has represented thousands of insured clients of leading insurance companies in a wide range of cases and has represented insurers in cases involving coverage disputes, policy interpretation,… [Read more]

    Product Liability

    Over the past 25 years, manufacturers and insurance companies have faced an explosion of product liability claims. In addition to significantly impacting business finances, product liability claims can lead to adverse publicity, government regulation, class actions and individual claims involving serious injury or property damage, as well as potential exposure… [Read more]


    Common carrier cases present unique issues not always associated with motor vehicle accidents, so it is important that your defense counsel be well experienced in these types of cases. With a long history representing a wide range of clients, we have that experience. Our client base includes a large number… [Read more]

    • “Transportation – Keep on Rollin’ without Rollin’ Over: The Advent of Anti-Roll Over Technology in the Transportation Industry”, The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Annual Conference, April 2014