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Sixteen FMS Attorneys Named Top Attorneys by CityView Magazine

Sixteen FMS attorneys were named by Knoxville’s CityView Magazine as Top Attorneys in 2018 in their respective fields.

Each year the magazine calls upon members of the local bar association to vote for their peers in various practice areas.  We have listed our winning attorneys and the categories in which they were named as Top Attorneys below.  We are proud that for over 100 years, our attorneys have been recognized as skilled lawyers and leaders in the community. 

Arthur G. Seymour, Jr.

  • Business Litigation
  • Business / Commercial Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Constitutional Law / Civil Rights
  • Corporate Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury – Auto Accident – Defense
  • Personal Injury – Auto Accident – Plaintiff
  • Product Liability – Defense
  • Professional Malpractice – Defense
  • Real Estate Finance & Development

Robert L. Kahn

  • Banking Law
  • Collections / Foreclosures
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Finance & Development

Reggie E. Keaton

  • Adoption
  • Construction Law
  • Consumer Protection – Defense
  • Employee Benefits/ERISA – Defense
  • Employee Benefits/ERISA – Plaintiff
  • Federal Court Practice
  • Mediation
  • Product Liability – Defense

Donald D. Howell

  • Administrative Law
  • Federal Court Practice
  • Personal Injury – Auto Accident – Defense
  • Personal Injury – Auto Accident – Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death - Defense
  • Wrongful Death – Plaintiff

Debra L. Fulton

  • Insurance Law
  • Worker’s Compensation – Defense

Michael D. Ewell

  • Banking Law
  • Bankruptcy – Creditor
  • Bankruptcy – Debtor
  • Business / Commercial Law
  • Contract Law
  • Corporate Law

John M. Lawhorn

  • Civil Litigation
  • Consumer Protection – Defense
  • Employee Benefits / ERISA  - Defense
  • Employee Benefits / ERISA – Plaintiff
  • Labor & Employment – Employer
  • Labor & Employment - Employee
  • Personal Injury – Auto Accident – Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury – General – Plaintiff
  • Product Liability - Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death - Defense

James E. Wagner

  • Constitutional Law / Civil Rights
  • Federal Court Practice
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury – Auto Accident – Plaintiff
  • Worker’s Compensation – Defense
  • Worker’s Compensation - Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death - Defense

Beverly D. Nelms

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury – Motorcycle Accident - Defense
  • Product Liability – Plaintiff
  • Worker’s Compensation – Defense
  • Workers’ Compensation - Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death - Defense

Mary E. Maddox

  • Administrative Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor and Employment Law – Employer
  • Labor and Employment Law – Employee
  • Medical Malpractice – Defense
  • Nursing Home Liability – Defense
  • Social Security – Disability
  • Worker’s Compensation – Defense
  • Worker’s Compensation - Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death - Defense
  • Wrongful Death - Plaintiff

Benjamin C. Mullins

  • Civil Litigation
  • Collections / Foreclosures
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury – Auto Accident – Defense
  • Personal Injury – Auto Accident – Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury – General – Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury – Motorcycle Accident - Defense
  • Product Liability – Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death - Defense
  • Wrongful Death - Plaintiff

Richard T. Scrugham, Jr.

  • Business / Commercial Law
  • Contract Law
  • Labor and Employment Law  - Employer
  • Personal Injury – Auto Accident – Plaintiff
  • Real Estate Finance & Development
  • Worker’s Compensation - Plaintiff

Matthew A. Grossman

  • Appellate Practice
  • Contract Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Finance & Development

Kevin A. Dean

  • Business / Commercial Law
  • Contract Law
  • Estate Planning / Trusts
  • Immigration Law
  • Income Tax / IRS Resolutions

Jason T. Murphy

  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Finance & Development

Richard E. Graves

  • Real Estate Finance & Development