Loy Waldrop

Loy Waldrop, a senior attorney in the Knoxville office, recently participated in a panel discussion on gun violence in our society with the Leadership Asheville Forum at University of North Carolina Asheville.  Loy focused on firearm death rates in the United States and peer countries and recent US Supreme Court decisions involving the Second Amendment.  Other panelists discussed local firearm violence as well as mental illness.  During his 46-year litigation career Loy represented contractors, designers, developers, owners, sureties, and material suppliers in a wide range of construction industry matters.  His litigation experience included clients involved with claims as high as $250 million.  He participated in hundreds of court cases and arbitration proceedings and personally tried dozens of jury and bench trials and arbitration hearings to verdict.   Loy is a Distinguished Military Graduate of Clemson University and served in the U. S. Army Security Agency from 1966-68, reaching the rank of Captain.  After his military service, he worked as a mechanical engineer in an industrial facility prior to attending law school at the University of Tennessee where he was an honors graduate.

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