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

Shannon van Tol

Shannon van Tol, special counsel, practices in the firm’s Commercial Litigation group. She represents individuals, businesses and lenders in state and federal courts in a variety of matters ranging from employment and contract disputes to False Claims Act litigation and collection matters.


  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Knoxville Bar Association


  • Former Clerk to the Honorable Norma McGee Ogle and the Honorable Joseph M. Tipton, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
  • Adjunct professor, University of Tennessee College of Law
  • Barrister member and pupilage team leader, Hamilton Burnett Inn of Court
  • Awarded Charles A. & Myrtle Warner and the Richard T. Sowell Scholarships
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Awards for excellence in Civil Procedure and Criminal Procedure


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.S., magna cum laude, 1992

University of Tennessee, J.D., cum laude, 1995

Bar Admission

Tennessee, 1995

  • 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]

    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]

    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]