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Reggie E. Keaton Named 2020 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Knoxville Area

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP attorney Reggie E. Keaton was recently recognized by Best Lawyersas the 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation - Construction in the Knoxville area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting ...
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Donald D. Howell Named 2020 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Knoxville Area

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP attorney Donald D. Howell was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation - Insurance in the Knoxville area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive ...
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8 Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP Lawyers Named to 2020 Best Lawyers® List

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP is pleased to announce that 8 lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.   Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, ...
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Katie J. Lamb Named as 2019 Attorney for Justice

Katie J. Lamb was recognized for her pro bono service in 2018 by the Tennessee Supreme Court.  They have honored her as a 2019 Attorney for Justice for her dedication to the legal profession and her service to the citizens of Tennessee. Katie will appear on the Pro Bono Honor Roll on the court’s website ...
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John Lawhorn to Speak at the East Tennessee EEOC Seminar

John Lawhorn will be speaking at the East Tennessee EEOC Seminar on “Conducting an Internal Harassment Investigation” on August 28, 2019 at the Sevierville Convention Center.  This seminar is sponsored by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as part of its EEOC Training Institute.  The seminar brings together both EEOC enforcement staff and private lawyers to address topics in employment law over which ...
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Eleven FMS Attorneys Named Top Attorneys by CityView Magazine

Eleven FMS attorneys were named by Knoxville’s CityView Magazine as Top Attorneys in 2019 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 ...
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Arthur G. Seymour, Jr. Passes Away After Brief Illness

The partners of Frantz, McConnell and Seymour LLP regret to announce that Arthur G. Seymour Jr. died on Monday March 11, 2019 after a brief illness. Arthur was valued partner, mentor and friend whose life’s goal was to continue the legacy set in place by his grandfather 117 years ago of providing quality legal service and guidance to the firm’s clients. Arthur ...
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FMS Lawyer Successful in Tennessee Supreme Court Appeal

In a December, 2017 trial, James E. Wagner defended a workers compensation case involving an employee of Alcoa, Inc. who died from pancreatic cancer. The employee’s widow claimed that the employee’s cancer was caused by workplace exposure to coal tar pitch. The trial court dismissed the case for lack of medical evidence that coal tar pitch could cause this type ...
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Frantz, McConnell & Seymour LLP, Ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers, for the ninth consecutive year, announce the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list regionally in 16 practice areas. Firms included in the 2019 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently ...
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Eight FMS Lawyers Named to Best Lawyers® in 2019

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 12 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on ...
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