Benjamin W. Jones, a Shareholder in Lewis Thomason’s Knoxville office, has been elected to the Tennessee Bar Association’s Board of Governors. He will fill the District 2 seat and serve a three-year term. The Knoxville Bar Association serves more than 2000 members with an eighteen-member Board of Governors. All policies and programs are either developed or overseen by the Board of Governors.
Jones 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. He has defended wrongful death and other catastrophic injury cases and has extensive trial experience in courts throughout East Tennessee.
Among his many professional accomplishments Jones was named The Best Lawyers® 2019 Litigation – Insurance “Lawyer of the Year” in Knoxville, Named to The Best Lawyers in America® Litigation – Insurance, and named a Cityview Magazine Top Attorney. He is a Graduate of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law and American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Leadership Academy. He is a member of ALFA International Transportation and Hospitality practice groups; National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association; ALFA International; American Bar Association, Knoxville Bar Association and Tennessee Bar Association.