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News Releases

Sarah Sheppeard Elected to Become Tennessee Bar Association President in 2019

Meet the Barrister – Justin Joy

Robyn Jarvis Askew on Think Tennessee’s Founding Board of Directors

Jared Garceau – quoted in Knoxville News Sentinel

Robert Chapski – Don’t be the One Left Holding the Bag- Considerations for Contracting with Foreign Manufacturers

The ALFA International Advantage: Increasing International Acumen

Defense Team of Marcy Magee, Natalie Bursi, and Bill Haltom win a Medical Malpractice Case….Twice

Shannon van Tol gives young students a glimpse at the legal profession

Chris Vescovo Prevails in Trial

Meet the Barrister – Kevin Baskette

Meet the Barrister – David Changas

Lewis Thomason Elects New Shareholders

Lewis Thomason Names Special Counsel

Chuck Cagle Represents Schools in FCC Victory

Meet the Barrister – Steve Barton

Janet Hayes: Right-to-work laws and a changing future

Meet The Barrister – Lynn Peterson

Meet the Barrister – Rehim Babaoglu

Lewis Thomason Named to 2017 “Best Law Firms” List


Justin Joy: Be Proactive to Prevent Data Breaches

Meet the Barrister – Joe Clark

LT Memphis Hosts First Annual Construction Seminar

Meet the Barrister – David Draper

T.J. Smith Honored at Jefferson City Senior Center

LT Charitable Giving Donates to the Boys & Girls Club of Sevierville

Mikel and Elizabeth Towe Receive the Knoxville Bar Association’s Barrister’s President Award

David Garst and Loy Waldrop Hit the Road!

Brian Faughnan Hits the Road with 2016 Ethics Road Show

Meet the Barrister – Janet Hayes

Janet Hayes: Dealing with alcoholism in the workplace.

Janet Hayes: What to do – and not do – when personal issues invade the workplace

Janet Hayes: Feasting On Employment Law This Thanksgiving

Chris McCarty: Employment Law for 2017: What we know and what we don’t

John Britton: Gun Laws Every Tennessee Employer Needs to Know

Meet the Barrister – Andrea Malkin

Glenn Walter Triumphs in “Trip and Fall” Case

Wally Irvin Triumphs in Krispy Kreme Challenge

Lynn C. Peterson Presenting at the Knoxville Chamber Workers’ Compensation Seminar – Protect Your Workers Without Putting Your Business at Risk

David Garst to Lead Webinar on Email Policies and Practices

Meet the Barrister – Glenn Walter

Lewis Thomason Lawyers Selected as Mid-South Super Lawyers


Kati Sanford Goodner Leads East Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women Supreme Court Luncheon

Chris W. McCarty Approved as Arbitrator

Joseph M. Clark and Samantha E. Bennett Triumph in Court of Appeals

2016 Nashville Employment Law Seminar

Lewis Thomason named to 2017 “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News & Best Lawyers®

Bill Haltom Recipient of Memphis Bar Association’s Lawyer’s Lawyer Award

Meet the Barrister – John Britton

Victory in the Supreme Court

Lewis Thomason Undefeated in Medical Malpractice Jury Trials

Meet the Barrister– Chuck Cagle

Brian Faughnan quoted in ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual Article “Settlement Facing Work Product Handover May be Taboo”

Brad Craig Named to Nashville 30 Under 30

Meet the Barrister – Mike Keeney

Lewis Thomason’s Nashville Annual Employment Seminar

Sarah Sheppeard Leads 45th Annual Tennessee Law Institute

Meet the Barrister – John Dotson

Lewis Thomason Sponsors AGC Tennessee Convention

Eric Butler Presenting at the Singleton Wolfe Tax Conference

“Save the Date” Nashville Annual Employment Law Seminar


Justin Joy: “Tennessee’s Amended Data Breach Notification Law Serves As A Reminder To Assess Your Firm’s Cyber Readiness”

Chris McCarty: First Hurdle for FLSA Salary Threshold Just Got Higher

Meet the Barrister – Al Harvey

Steve Vescovo, Claire Cissell and Laura Deakins Successfully Defend Appeal of Their Partial Summary Judgment

2016 Employment Law Seminar

2016 Construction Law Seminar

David Garst and Loy Waldrop Selected as “2016 Top Rated Lawyers in Construction Law”

Paul Whitt, Chris McCarty and Mikel Towe Successfully Defend Appeal of Their Summary Judgment on a Contract Case.

Edd Peyton Accepted to the ABA’s Litigation Section, Diverse Leaders Academy.

Meet the Barrister – John R. Tarpley

Joe Clark and Samantha Bennett Triumph in Medical Malpractice.

Meet the Barrister – Cheryl Rumage Estes

Lewis Thomason Welcomes New Associates

Meet the Barrister – Ed Owens

Peter Winterburn Presented at the Tennessee Health Care Association’s Annual Convention.

Chris McCarty: FLSA Salary Threshold: The First Hurdle Just Got Higher

Employment Law Seminar Approved for HR Recertification Credit

Lewis Thomason’s Annual Employment Law Seminar

Justin Joy – LLCs From Start to Finish

Brian Faughnan Appointed to the Board of Directors of The Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL)

Restraining Order Granted to Bethel University

Meet the Barrister – Dale Bay

New Data Breach Law Shortens Notification Time Frame

28 Lewis Thomason Attorneys included in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2017

Four Lewis Thomason Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® as a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”

Lewis Thomason Lawyers Front and Center at ABA Annual Meeting

Meet The Barrister – R. Loy Waldrop, Jr.

David Garst in July 16 Monticello

Construction Seminar

Meet the Barrister – Dick Krieg

The ALFA International Advantage: Engaging With Employment Law

Lucas Davidson Joins Lewis Thomason

Preston A. Hawkins: Pitfalls to Misclassifying Employee, Independent Contactor

Brian Faughnan Quoted in ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual Article “Opinion Blocking DOL Rule Cites Clash with Ethics Rules “

Meet the Barrister – Kim Johnson

Meet the Barrister – John King

Ashley Morgan Joins Lewis Thomason

Brian Faughnan Quoted in ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct Article: “N.Y. Court Endorses ‘Intrafirm’ Attorney-Client Privilege”

Congratulations to the Lewis Thomason attorneys voted by their peers as Cityview Magazine’s 2016 Top Attorneys in Knoxville.

Chris McCarty was a Panelist at the Knoxville Chamber’s Workshop on New Overtime Rule.

N.Y. Court Endorses ‘Intrafirm’ Attorney-Client Privilege

Combating the “Reptile Revolution” by ALFA International Advantage

Dick Krieg Appointed to ALFA Nominating Committee

Lewis Thomason Renews Downtown Lease

Knoxville Chamber to Host Workshop on New Overtime Rule – Chris McCarty will be a panelist

Chris McCarty Panelist on Knoxville Chamber’s Workshop on New Overtime Rule

SAVE THE DATE – Construction Law: The Project From Start to Finish

Maggie Cooper and Jimmy Duckworth Triumph in United States Supreme Court

Eric Butler Recipient of The President’s Volunteer Service Award

John King and Jared Garceau Triumph in Court of Appeals

LT Welcomes Summer Associates

Youth Court Recognizes Outgoing Senior Members

Blount County Youth Court Will Honor Senior Jurors

Sixth Victory for LT Defense Lawyers this Year!

Young Lawyers Division of the TBA sponsoring Free Legal Advice Clinic

Brian Faughnan Co-authors Professional Responsibility in Litigation, Second Edition

Chris McCarty Inducted as Fellow of the Knoxville Bar Foundation

Justin Joy: New Data Breach Law Shortens Notification Time Frame

Lewis Thomason Creates Criminal Defense Practice Group

John Tarpley and Sarah Sheppeard Elected to TBA Leadership

LT Triumphs in Court of Appeals

John Britton Presenting at Gun Law Seminar

Jonathan May and Laura Deakins Triumph in Workers’ Compensation Case …. For the Defense!

David Garst, Bob Chapski, and Jason Pannu Inducted as Fellows of the Nashville Bar Foundation

Chris McCarty: Protect Big, Little Data Against Cybercrime

Bill Haltom and Maggie Cooper Lead Trial Team to Another Jury Verdict for Lewis Thomason

Larry Giordano and Lynn Peterson Certified as Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediators