Updates

Peter C. Robison Joins Lewis Thomason

Lewis Thomason, a leading law firm in Tennessee, is pleased to announce the addition of Peter C. Robison as special counsel in its Nashville office. With an impressive background and…

Retaining Wall Foundation Materials Deemed Irrelevant, Collapse Inevitable

Judgment upheld on appeal where subsequently discovered materials used to backfill retaining wall would not have altered Trial Court's grant for summary judgment In Lyon Roofing, Inc. v. Griffith, 2023…

By Ashton Smith
Chris McCarty

Chris McCarty, Lewis Thomason education and employment attorney, spoke at the National Student Safety and Security Conference & Workshop this week on The Troubling Legal Gap in Schools’ Ability to…

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…

Natalie Bursi, Samantha Bennett, Laura Deakins and Nicholas Vescovo Inducted as Memphis Bar Foundation Fellows

Natalie Bursi, Samantha Bennett, Laura Deakins and Nicholas Vescovo, shareholders in Lewis Thomason’s Memphis office, have been named Fellows of the Memphis Bar Foundation. Fellows are chosen based on their…

Marshall Stair

Knoxville shareholder Marshall Stair presented his annual Fair Labor Standards Act update on April 30th to the Knoxville Bar Association.  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime…

Chuck Cagle

Chuck Cagle recently spoke at the Association of Independent and Municipal Schools’ (AIMS) state retreat on The Pitfalls of Purchasing Construction Services from a Purchasing Cooperative and on Problems Associated…

Congratulations

Dale Bay, Margaret Roney, and Dawson Ogletree recently obtained a defense verdict in favor of an urgent care physician in a two-week wrongful death healthcare liability trial in Montgomery County…

BREAKING EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced on April 23, 2024, that it will raise the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum annual salary threshold in a series of two…

Lewis Thomason Sponsors

Pictured from left to right Elle Shipley (LT Knoxville associate), Claire Heflin (future LT Nashville associate), Ariane Hookman (LT Knoxville associate), Judge Deborah Stevens, and London Lacoste (future LT Nashville…

Congratulations Marcy Magee and Natalie Bursi

Congratulations to Memphis shareholders Marcy Magee and Natalie Bursi who prevailed in the Court of Appeals of Tennessee in a healthcare liability matter.  In this case, the process server failed…

Wally Irvin

On April 8 Shareholder Wally Irvin presented to the Conference for Catholic Facility Management.  He addressed AIA Document sets, the differences between project delivery systems, and key issues in determining…