Sandra Cannon

Andrew Grams, a shareholder based in the Nashville office, joined our firm in 2017. With over two decades of legal experience in Tennessee, Mr. Grams focuses his practice in commercial transportation, property and casualty insurance defense, and real estate litigation. Throughout his career, he has effectively handled numerous jury cases to verdict as lead counsel, along with bench trials, administrative … Read More


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J. Wallace Irvin

Wallace Irvin is a shareholder at Lewis Thomason’s Nashville office where he concentrates his practice on the construction industry. With a dedicated focus on serving architects, engineers, contractors, and surveyors, Mr. Irvin’s practice involves a broad range of legal issues.  He provides valuable counsel to clients in contract negotiations, project administration, closeout procedures, construction defect defense, and the assertion and … Read More


Charley Sexton

Brad W. Craig is a shareholder based in the Nashville office of Lewis Thomason, bringing a wealth of experience as a seasoned litigator. With a focus on representing a diverse clientele, including large corporations, small businesses, and individuals, Mr. Craig adeptly handles a wide range of civil litigation matters. His areas of expertise encompass high exposure casualty defense, employment and … Read More


Charley Sexton

Dale Bay is a shareholder in the firm’s Nashville office, where he served as managing shareholder for 20 years and was a founding member of the board of directors and compensation committee. Since beginning his practice with the firm in 1984, Mr. Bay has concentrated in the area of civil jury trial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the … Read More


Charley Sexton

Charles W. (Chuck) Cagle is a shareholder and chair of the Education Law and Government Relations Practice Group for the firm’s Nashville office. He oversees the firm’s representation of over 70 public boards of education, two private schools, two private universities, and a private medical school in a variety of legal matters including employment issues related to both licensed and … Read More


Charley Sexton

John Lewis, special counsel in the firm’s Nashville office, has a general corporate practice with specialization in the franchise and distribution areas. Mr. Lewis has a large number of restaurant and restaurant related clients, and most of them are franchises in national franchise systems. In addition, Mr. Lewis represents franchise trade, purchasing and marketing associations.  Mr. Lewis also does a … Read More


Charley Sexton

Ms. Brown, a shareholder since 1991,  joined the firm after graduating from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1984. For the past 36 years she has had diverse and extensive experience in the areas of commercial litigation, bankruptcy, tort, employment discrimination, product liability, and workers’ compensation. Her work with directors’ and officers’ litigation and bond claims has resulted in a … Read More


Charley Sexton

David N. Garst, B.Arch., J.D., is a shareholder in the Lewis Thomason Nashville office, where he serves a pivotal role as the chair of the Construction Law Practice Group and on the firm’s Board of Directors. Mr. Garst’s legal practice is focused on general construction law, with emphases on architects’ and engineers’ professional liability, construction defect litigation, design and construction … Read More


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Daniel Olivas

Daniel Olivas is a shareholder in the Nashville office who joined the firm in 2005. He represents national clients in complex products liability litigation and has experience representing automobile manufacturers and suppliers. He successfully defends industrial, construction, corporate, and non-profit clients in employment discrimination matters, including Title VII, ADA, ADEA, EPA, 1981, USERRA, and state employment law disputes. He has … Read More


Charley Sexton

Mary Beth White is a shareholder in the firm’s Nashville office.  She is Chair of the Transportation Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Ms. White focuses her practice on commercial and business litigation, with a particular emphasis on commercial transportation. Ms. White has achieved success at all levels of the court system, representing clients in … Read More