Construction Practice Group Launches Blog

The Lewis Thomason Construction Practice Group recently launched its blog, Tennessee Construction Lawyers. Check out the blog at You can subscribe to the blog via email in the right sidebar to hear about the latest news and thoughts on the construction industry from our construction law team.  

David Garst Recipient of American Institute of Architects/Tennessee Society Presidential Award of Excellence

David Garst received the American Institute of Architects/Tennessee Society Presidential Award of Excellence at the association’s annual convention in Knoxville on July 31, 2015. This was the second time that Mr. Garst has been honored by the AIA Tennessee. In 1997, he received the association’s Presidential Award of Merit for Distinguished Service. Please join us in congratulating Mr. Garst. David … Read More

Richard W. Krieg Appointed to ALFA International Nominating Committee

Lewis Thomason has been a proud member of ALFA International for decades, and Richard W. Krieg has been a leader of this fine organization. Richard W. Krieg was recently appointed to the 2015 Nominating Committee for ALFA International, and will be reviewing proposals for membership for the Board of Directors and Officers. Richard W. Krieg  is a shareholder in Lewis Thomason’s Knoxville office. … Read More

Preston Hawkins Triumphs in Court of Appeals

On April 27, 2015, Lewis Thomason landed a victory in the Tennessee Court of Appeals when the court upheld the trial court’s dismissal of a Lewis Thomason client. Preston Hawkins of Lewis Thomason handled the appeal, wherein the plaintiffs challenged the trial court’s dismissal of Lewis Thomason’s client, who was one of several defendants in a complex litigation.  The question … Read More

Construction Law for Contractors – Friday, September 27, 2013

R. Loy Waldrop, Jr. — What You Don’t Know About Sureties, But Should David A. Draper — Contract Terms Worth Fighting For! Jimmy D. Holbrook — Immigration and Managing an ICE Inspection Paul Whitt — Insurance– Am I Covered or Not? Preston A. Hawkins — Tennessee and Federal Case Law Update  Please Click Here for Details Lewis King was founded … Read More

U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Summary Judgment

The Sixth Circuit rendered its opinion in Freeman v. Blue Ridge Paper Products Inc. on July 9, 2013, affirming the September 13, 2012 order of United States District Court Judge Ronnie Greer whereby Plaintiffs’ class action complaint was dismissed by summary judgment.  The opinion, written by the Honorable David A. Katz, United States District Judge for the Northern District of … Read More

Transportation Seminar June 27, 2013

Lewis, King, Krieg & Waldrop’s 2013 Transportation Seminar in Nashville, Tennessee Please call Tania Freeman at (615) 259-1366 to register.   Lewis King was founded in 1960 and today has 55 attorneys in its three offices in Nashville, Knoxville and Sevierville.


Lewis King attorney Lawrence “Larry” Giordano recently received the 2011 College of Law Outstanding Adjunct Teacher Award at the University of Tennessee College of Law Honors Banquet. Giordano, an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University Of Tennessee College of Law since 1994, teaches advocacy courses in Advanced Trial Practice, Trial Practice and Pretrial Procedures. A shareholder and law firm … Read More