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

John Craig Howell

John Craig Howell is an associate in Lewis Thomason’s Nashville office, where he focuses his practice on construction law, professional liability, general civil litigation, business/corporate litigation, employment law, contract negotiations, small business representation, and workers’ compensation.

Mr. Howell graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2013. While attending law school, he was a member of the James Clark McReynolds Trial Advocacy Team, class representative for the Student Bar Association and Symposium Editor for the Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice. Mr. Howell received certificates of academic excellence in Trial Practice and Criminal Law Seminar. He also worked as an intern in the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legislative Affairs and the Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee.

Prior to law school, Mr. Howell earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 2008 from Sewanee: The University of the South, where he majored in American history with a minor in political science.


  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel
  • Tennessee Bar Association

John Craig Howell

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Nashville Office

424 Church Street, Suite 2500
P.O. Box 198615
Nashville, Tennessee 37219
Telephone (615) 259-1366
FAX (615) 259-1389


Sewanee: The University of the South, B.A., 2008

The University of Tennessee, J.D., 2013

Bar Admission

Tennessee, 2013

U.S. District Court, Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee, 2015

  • Construction

    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]


    We have a long history of providing full-service counsel to employers and are adept at handling all types of employment disputes, as well as drafting employment contracts, manuals, leave policies, non-compete and separation agreements and other policies to minimize the likelihood of employment-related issues and misconduct. Our lawyers also have… [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]

    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]