Lisa Ramsay Cole

Lisa Cole

Lisa Ramsay Cole was the speaker for the Lawyers’ Association for Women’s “Lean-In” event recently which was moderated by Alaina Beach. The topic was “Navigating Four Generations in the Workforce,” and Lisa discussed issues that can arise in the workplace due to varying communication preferences between generations. Especially in light of the post-Covid hybrid workplace, she discussed the importance of … Read More

David Garst Presents

On September 19, 2022, David Garst presented a seminar to the Tennessee Engineers’ Conference in Franklin entitled “Landmines and Pitfalls of Design Professional Practice.”  The seminar was attended by engineers from across the State, and was co-presented by Dale Crow, Senior Vice President of Risk Strategies.

Mitchell’s Malarkey

Mitchell Panter’s monthly article “Hide It Under a Bushel” has been printed in the June 2022 DICTA, Volume 50, Issue 6 and can be found on page 29. Read the full article here.

John Tarpley Presents

John Tarpley, a shareholder in our Nashville office, recently presented “There’s a New Sheriff in Town: A Novel Approach to Settling Catastrophic Cases Early” at Alfa International’s 2022 Transportation Practice Group Seminar. The theme of this year’s seminar was “What the Heck Happened to the World and Where Do We Go From Here? Defending Transportation Claims During and After the … Read More

Chris McCarty Presents

Chris McCarty, a shareholder in Lewis Thomason’s Knoxville office, recently spoke at The Tennessee Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Forum. The forum was sponsored by the TBA’s Labor and Employment Section, and provided in depth, timely, specialized, and practical information and updates on a range of labor and employment law topics. Chris McCarty practices in the areas of employment … Read More

IRS Reminds Taxpayers to Report “GIG” Economy Income, Virtual Currency Transactions, and Foreign Source Income and Assets

On March 1, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service issued a notice (Link:  Tax Time Guide: IRS reminds taxpayers to report gig economy income, virtual currency transactions, foreign source income and assets | Internal Revenue Service) reminding taxpayers of their reporting obligations regarding the “gig” economy, virtual currency transactions, and foreign source income and assets.  The “gig” economy involves activity where … Read More

DOJ’s False Claims Suit Against Texas Doctor Ongoing

In March 2021, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) filed a civil suit against Dr. Clay Cockerell alleging that he knowingly permitted a laboratory management company to submit false claims to federal health insurance programs for unnecessary tests. (LINK to DOJ Press Release on Doctor Accused of False Claims Violations). The DOJ alleges that in return for Dr. Cockerell’s agreement with … Read More

David Chapman/Client Spotlight

Last week David Chapman spoke at the Delta V Forensic Engineering annual meeting as a part of their client spotlight podcast. David discussed his work with the Delta V team, prior success stories, and moving forward towards a successful future.

T. Mitchell Panter Named Shareholder

Mitchell Panter has been named shareholder at Lewis Thomason. He is located in the firm’s Knoxville office. Mitchell Panter’s practice centers on representing health care providers in professional liability matters and disciplinary investigations with Tennessee’s various health-related boards.  He also assists providers with licensing and regulatory issues.  In addition to his healthcare practice, Panter also represents businesses in complex commercial disputes … Read More