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

Casey Shannon

Casey Shannon is a shareholder at Lewis Thomason and is located in the Memphis office.  His practice focuses on corporate and transactional work, from intellectual property licensing and registration to business organization formation and governance.  Central to that practice is his significant municipal and economic development law experience, having worked with the City of Memphis, Shelby County, the E.D.G.E. Industrial Development Board, the Mayor’s Innovation Delivery Team, the Downtown Memphis Commission, and the Beale Street Tourism Development Authority to promote and incentivize investment and economic opportunities in his hometown.

His diverse practice also includes trial and appellate litigation in the health care liability, commercial, construction, intellectual property, and municipal fields, with an emphasis on work at the appellate court level.


  • American Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association


  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars®, 2015, 2016
  • Editorial Board, University of Memphis Law Review
  • Member, Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court
  • Graduate, Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law, 2012
  • General Counsel, Memphis Museums, Inc., 2010-2013


  • Sustainable Shelby Initiative, Land Use Committee member, 2008
  • General Counsel and Trustee, Memphis Museums, Inc.
  • Urban Land Institute, Memphis Chapter

Memphis Office

One Commerce Square
29th Floor
40 South Main Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
Telephone (901) 525-8721
FAX (901) 525-6722


Rhodes College, B.A., 1998
University of Memphis, J.D., 2006

Bar Admission

Tennessee, 2006

  • Appellate

    We have briefed and argued more than 250 matters before various state and federal appellate courts, including all sections of the Court of Appeals for Tennessee, the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Fifth, Sixth and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals, as well as handling cases on appeal to the U.S.… [Read more]

    Business & Commercial

    We offer comprehensive representation to businesses of all types. As detailed below, our services range from helping resolve business disputes through litigation, mediation, arbitration or negotiation to offering sound legal advice upon which to base your business decisions as well as transactional representation, document preparation services and business formation and… [Read more]


    We have a broad and substantial construction practice with a solid record of service to the design and construction industry. Our experienced and dedicated construction practice group attorneys understand the construction industry and can help you navigate its often complex contracts and diverse relationships. We work closely with clients to identify… [Read more]

    Health Care Law

    Lewis Thomason has extensive experience in providing services to clients in the health care industry at a time when the mission is to deliver excellent patient care while dealing with increased regulatory authority and government oversight. We offer comprehensive legal counsel and compliance with complex and evolving privacy and security requirements… [Read more]

    Intellectual Property

    Lewis Thomason attorneys have litigated intellectual property cases across the United States from pre-suit through appeal (including to the US Supreme Court), with a focus on efficiency and cost-management.  Our attorneys have actively participated in major patent and trademark litigation in federal courts. We have consulted with and written contracts… [Read more]

    Municipal & Administrative

    We have a long history of providing legal counsel to cities and towns throughout Tennessee. Whether negotiating contracts on behalf of local governments or representing municipalities and utility divisions in litigation involving personal injuries and contract disputes, we understand the special legal needs of city and county governments and their… [Read more]

    Professional Liability

    As a professional, your reputation means everything. We are sensitive to the fact that professional liability lawsuits and claims affect reputations, as well as personal finances, and we stand ready to aggressively protect your practice at both the trial and appellate levels. Representative clients include: Accountants Attorneys* Architects Contractors Directors of Corporations Engineers Financial Advisors Hospitals and Medical Facilities Insurance… [Read more]

    Workers' Compensation

    The lawyers of Lewis Thomason have years of experience representing various employers, including large self-insured companies and several insurance carriers, in workers' compensation claims filed by their employees. Whether a claim is settled early in the proceedings, presented at the Department of Labor through a benefit review conference or ultimately… [Read more]