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Marshall Stair

Marshall Stair, special counsel in the firm’s Knoxville office, concentrates his practice primarily in employment law, workers’ compensation defense, insurance casualty defense, and general commercial and tort litigation. Mr. Stair regularly defends employers against workers’ compensation claims.  He has participated in numerous hearings with the Tennessee Department of Labor and has successfully mediated workers’ compensation and employment cases.

 Mr. Stair is fluent in Spanish and while attending law school, he worked for the United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division as a bilingual assistant assisting federal investigations enforcing the Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, and Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.

 AFFILIATIONS

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • At-large member, Knoxville City Council, 2011-19
  • Chair, Public Facilities Naming Committee
  • Member, City of Knoxville Audit Committee
  • Board member, East Tennessee Historical Society, Bijou Theater, and Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
  • Served as the director of Pro Bono and the Immigrant Assistance Project and on the Public Interest Committee
  • Recipient, William M. Leech, Jr. Public Service Award for outstanding service to the legal profession, the legal system and the local community, 2008

Knoxville Office

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

Education

Tulane University, B.A., cum laude, 2000
University of Tennessee, J.D., 2008

Bar Admission

Tennessee, 2008

  • Employment

    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]

    Immigration

    The Immigration practice group of Lewis Thomason enjoys a long history of commitment to serving individual clients and developing creative solutions to complex immigration matters. We provide integrated counsel, considering each client's legal and financial circumstances before recommending an immigration strategy. Our expertise in individual matters also allows us to offer… [Read more]

    Insurance

    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]

    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]

  • Mr. Stair has given CLE classes for the Tennessee Bar Association and Lorman Education Services.