Updates

OSHA Penalties to Increase Dramatically

The new bipartisan budget passed by both the House and Senate, and signed by President Obama on November 2, 2015, will increase the penalties issued by the Occupational Safety and…

LT Hosts Annual Employment Seminar

LT Nashville presented its annual Employment Law Seminar on December 11 to HR professionals. The seminar was held at Hillwood Country Club in Nashville and was co-sponsored by the Crow…

Sarah Sheppeard Recipient of the First Don Paine Lawyer Legacy Award

At the Knoxville Bar Association's annual meeting Sarah Y. Sheppeard was recognized as the first recipient of the Don Paine Lawyer Legacy Award. The award honors Don Paine's memory and…

Mark Castleberry Recipient of The President’s Award by the Knoxville Bar Association

At the Knoxville Bar Association's annual meeting Mark Castleberry was presented the President's Award for 2015. Mark Castleberry, Special Counsel, is based in the firm’s Knoxville office and has a…

Chris Vescovo and Jonathan May Triumph in Court of Appeals

  As the year draws to a close, LT lawyers just keep on winning. On December 14 the Western Section of the Tennessee Court of Appeals issued its decision in…

Maggie Cooper Elected to Memphis Bar Association Board of Directors

Congratulations to Maggie Cooper on her election last week to the Board of Directors of the Memphis Bar Association. Maggie Cooper is an associate in the firm’s Memphis office. A…

Justin Joy and Edd Peyton Featured Speakers at University of Mississippi Law School

Justin Joy and Edd Peyton are the featured speakers at the University of Mississippi law School "CLE by the Hour" program at the Hilton Hotel in Memphis, beginning today. Justin…

Brian Faughnan Begins Annual Ethics Roadshow

Brian Faughnan of LT Memphis just started his annual Ethics Roadshow. His unique interactive and audience-friendly CLE program began in Memphis on December 9. He was in Nashville December 10.…

Ryan N. Clark co-writes article for TBA/TIPS Newsletter Digest

Two Lawsuits in One as a Tool for Forum Shopping: Fradulent Misjoinder In Product Liability Cases. Product liability cases differ from other types of tort cases in a number of ways.…

LT Construction Practice Group Hits the Road for Statewide Design Professionals Seminar

Members of the LT Construction Practice Group presented seminars to design professionals across the state this week as part of the Crow Friedman Group’s Annual Roadshow and then presented seminars…

Edd Peyton Selected for 2016 Tennessee Bar Leadership Class

Each year the Tennessee Bar Association selects a few outstanding young lawyers from across the state for the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Class. These extraordinary young lawyers attend seminars…

Wally Irvin Survives Krispy Kreme Challenge

  Over the years, LT has set the pace, so to speak, for marathoners, half-marathoners, and triathletes. For example, in October, 12 intrepid LT runners ran as “LT United” in…