David Garst Recognized

David Garst was recently recognized for his contributions as founder of the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel (TACC) at its 20th Year Gala in Nashville.  Past and current members addressed David’s contributions as “Godfather” of the preeminent professional organization of Tennessee construction lawyers.  The celebration occurred during the annual meeting at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Event … Read More

Chuck Cagle

Chuck Cagle was the closing speaker at the Cumberland University Education Policy Forum.  He spoke on “Recent Developments in Education Law from the General Assembly and the Courts.” Chuck Cagle is a shareholder and chair of the Education Law and Government Relations Practice Group for the firm’s Nashville office. He is a frequent speaker on education topics.

Coach Phillip Fulmer Visits LT Memphis

Coach Phillip Fulmer, former coach of the University of Tennessee football team, recently visited Lewis Thomason’s Memphis office.  He spoke on behalf of the Boys and Girls Club of the Hatchie River Region, talked Tennessee Football, and celebrated the 25th anniversary of the national Championship win by UT.  The Memphis office was thrilled to have him!

Recognizing Distinguished Attorneys and Awarding Grants for Our Community

By: Heidi A. Barcus Established in the early 90’s, the Knoxville Bar Foundation provides a vehicle for grants in support of important programs and projects in our community. The funding for the grants comes primarily from the Fellows of the Foundation. The Fellows program publicly honors and recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in the legal profession and in service … Read More

Paige Bernick Accepted Into Leadership Middle Tennessee

Paige Bernick, Special Counsel in Lewis Thomason’s Nashville office, has been accepted into Leadership Middle Tennessee Class of 2024. Leadership Middle Tennessee is a regional leadership program founded to engage community and business leaders in the 10-county region of Middle Tennessee. Bernick is a member of the firm’s state-wide transportation practice group.  She also concentrates her practice in complex civil … Read More

Chuck Cagle and Chris McCarty

Chris McCarty and Chuck Cagle spoke recently at the Tennessee School Board Association’s Summer Law Institute.  Chris spoke on “From Discipline to Due Process: Understanding the Steps and Hurdles with Student Expulsion and Suspension” and Chuck spoke on “Students and Cell Phones:  How are School Districts Addressing This Issue?” Lewis Thomason’s education team is a long-time supporter of the TSBA’s … Read More

Okay, Calm Down

Parenthood is the single most rewarding experience of my life. It’s truly remarkable and humbling. It strips you of your pride, removes you from yourself and the pettiness of life, and exposes the magic that is the human experience. Don’t get me wrong. It isn’t all rainbows and sunshine. Rather, it’s often hard and thankless work. For example, my child, … Read More

Justin Joy

Justin Joy spoke recently at the IAPP In-Person Memphis KnowledgeNet on The Road Ahead in privacy and technology.  Justin is a CIPT/Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) and Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).  The IAPP is accredited by the American Bar Association to certify lawyers in the specialty area of Privacy Law.  He … Read More

Nicholas Vescovo Named to Memphis Business Journal’s 2023 40 Under 40

Nicholas Vescovo, a shareholder in Lewis Thomason’s Memphis office, has been named to Memphis Business Journal’s 2023 40 under 40. Vescovo regularly counsels clients ranging from start-ups and emerging companies to individual artists and performers to multi-national corporations on all types of intellectual property issues. He has handled matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the United States … Read More

David Draper

David Draper recently participated in a panel at the ALFA International Client Seminar on supply chain and price volatility in the construction industry.  Whether by pandemic, inflation, war, protective tariffs or increased competition for a finite supply, scarcity of parts and materials and their price volatility have triggered project delays and project cancellations. As a consequence, owners and developers, designers … Read More