Meet the Barrister – Marshall Stair

A periodic Q & A session with a Lewis Thomason (LT) lawyer

Lewis Thomason: What has been the highlight of your career so far?
Marshall Stair: Being hired by Lewis Thomason!

Lewis Thomason: What do you enjoy most about being a lawyer?
Marshall Stair: Working at Lewis Thomason!

Lewis Thomason: You’re stranded on a desert island – what music are you listening to?
Marshall Stair: Hidden Brain Podcast.

Lewis Thomason: What do you want your legacy to be?
Marshall Stair: Man’s Best Friend.

Lewis Thomason: Star Wars or Star Trek?
Marshall Stair: Neither. I liked Incredible Hulk and Dukes of Hazard.

Lewis Thomason: What is one thing that should be taught in school that isn’t already?
Marshall Stair: In law school, how to deal with adjusters.

Lewis Thomason: If you could bring back one musician back from the dead, who would it be and why?
Marshall Stair: Bob Marley. Let’s get together and feel alright…

Lewis Thomason: How have your goals changed over time?
Marshall Stair: Increased.

Lewis Thomason: What shows are on your DVR?
Marshall Stair: Don’t use DVR, but I like Seinfeld and PBS News Hour.

Lewis Thomason: If you could change something in the world, what would it be?
Marshall Stair: Wow, tough one, stop climate change or find a cure for cancer.


Stair-3694Marshall Stair, special counsel in the firm’s Knoxville office, concentrates his practice primarily in employment law, workers’ compensation defense, insurance casualty defense, and general commercial and tort litigation. Mr. Stair regularly defends employers against workers’ compensation claims.  He has participated in numerous hearings with the Tennessee Department of Labor and has successfully mediated workers’ compensation and employment cases.


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