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John King

John King is a senior shareholder in Lewis Thomason’s Knoxville office.  He is a preeminent AV rated lawyer having been AV rated over 30 years. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for the past five years. Mr. King has substantial experience in tort and commercial litigation in both state and federal courts. … Read More


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David Draper is a Knoxville native and the senior shareholder in the firm’s Knoxville construction law practice group. He is an AV-rated trial lawyer with broad experience in civil litigation, arbitration, and mediation.  Prior to obtaining his law degree, he operated a paint contracting business and worked in commercial construction.  His law practice is concentrated in construction defect litigation, professional … Read More


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Robyn Jarvis Askew is a shareholder in our Knoxville office, focusing on comprehensive real estate, corporate, and business law in Tennessee and other regions of the United States. Robyn represents corporations, joint ventures, partnerships, and limited liability companies in various aspects of entity formation, financing, and operations. Her experience spans multiple industries, with a particular focus on the preparation, review, … Read More


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Paul Whitt, a shareholder in the firm’s Knoxville office, practices in the areas of construction law and litigation, including professional liability defense of design professionals, such as engineers, architects and surveyors, and representation of contractors, subcontractors and owners in construction defect related disputes. He also regularly handles matters related to the defense of accountants and accounting firms in professional liability … Read More


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Marshall Stair, a shareholder in the firm’s Knoxville office, concentrates his practice in employment law with an emphasis on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA/wage & hour/overtime), insurance casualty defense, and general commercial and tort litigation. While attending law school, he worked for the United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, assisting federal investigations enforcing the Fair Labor … Read More


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Chris W. McCarty, a shareholder in our Knoxville office, focuses his practice in employment law, education law, and civil litigation. He represents clients in both state and federal courts across Tennessee and is recognized as a Rule 31 Mediator.  Chris is also a trained arbitrator. Prior to his legal career, Chris taught eighth-grade United States history at Seymour Middle School … Read More


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John Britton

John J. Britton is a shareholder in the firm’s Knoxville office. His practice focuses on litigation in state and federal courts in Tennessee, as well as state and local boards and administrative agencies. He focuses primarily on eminent domain and condemnation, real estate and real estate related litigation, firearms law, contract negotiation and drafting, and business litigation. In eminent domain … Read More


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Lars Schuller

Lars E. Schuller joined the firm as special counsel in 2006 as the manager of the firm’s Sevierville office. He now practices in the firm’s Knoxville office, principally in the areas of real estate litigation, real estate title law, real estate transactions, and related matters.  He has obtained defense judgments for sellers, title agencies, title insurance companies, and real estate … Read More


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Glenn R. Walter, a shareholder of Lewis Thomason, has a varied litigation-based practice. Mr. Walter regularly handles matters related to the defense of accountants, accounting firms, and lawyers in professional liability matters. He also has extensive experience as lead counsel in the areas of insurance defense, product liability, insurance coverage, personal injury, healthcare liability, transportation, agri-business liability defense, workers’ compensation, and … Read More


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Ben Jones

Ben Jones is a shareholder in the Knoxville office of Lewis Thomason. Mr. Jones’ practice primarily concentrates on personal injury, insurance and casualty defense in civil litigation with his primary emphasis in the areas of hospitality litigation, amusement litigation, commercial vehicle/automobile litigation, professional liability and general tort defense. Mr. Jones has defended wrongful death and other catastrophic injury cases and … Read More