Sandra Cannon

Laura Deakins, a shareholder in the Memphis office, focuses her civil litigation practice primarily on the defense of corporations, as well as doctors and hospitals in healthcare liability matters.  She has extensive appellate experience, arguing and briefing many matters before the appellate courts.  Prior to joining Lewis Thomason, Ms. Deakins served four years as the judicial law clerk to the … Read More


Charley Sexton

Mary Ann Stackhouse is a shareholder with a broad range of jury and non-jury litigation experience. In Tennessee, her litigation work has been in the areas of transportation and tort defense, civil rights and employment defense, public education issues and public access cases in state and federal court. Ms. Stackhouse has argued cases to the Tennessee Court of Appeals and … Read More