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John M. Lawhorn Named as Fellow by the Knoxville Bar Foundation

The Knoxville Bar Foundation recognized John M. Lawhorn as an esteemed member of Knoxville's legal community at their 2018 annual dinner.

Each year the Foundation inducts a new Fellows Class which is less than one percent of the active association.  The Fellows represent quality men and women practitioners in our community who have distinguished themselves in the practice of law and service.  The Foundation's board of directors reviews numerous nominations, and determines the inductees who have demonstrated superior legal skills and high ethical standards and service to the community.

The firm would like to congratulate John M. Lawhorn on receiving this honor.

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP ranked in 2018 "Best Law Firms"

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the eighth consecutive year, announce the "Best Law Firms" rankings. 

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list regionally in 14 practice areas.

Firms included in the 2018 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.  

Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP received the following rankings in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms":

Regional Tier 1

  • Knoxville
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Construction Law
    • Corporate Law
    • Insurance Law
    • Litigation - Bankruptcy
    • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Regional Tier 2

  • Knoxville
    • Land Use & Zoning Law
    • Litigation - Construction
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Regional Tier 3

  • Knoxville
    • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
    • Trusts & Estates Law