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John Lawhorn Selected for 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers List

John Lawhorn has all been honored by inclusion in the 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers. John is top rated in Employment and Labor in Knoxville, Tennessee. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, ...
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Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP Ranked in 2021 “Best Law Firms”

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list and regionally in 19 practice areas. Firms included in the 2021 "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 ...
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Reggie E. Keaton Named 2021 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Knoxville Area

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP attorney Reggie E. Keaton was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2021 "Lawyer of the Year" for Construction Law 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 ...
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Michael W. Ewell Named 2021 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Knoxville Area

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP attorney Michael W. Ewell was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2021 "Lawyer of the Year" for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 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 ...
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John M. Lawhorn Named 2021 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Knoxville Area

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP attorney John M. Lawhorn was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2021 "Lawyer of the Year" for Labor Law - Management 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 ...
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10 Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP Lawyers Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP is pleased to announce that 10 lawyers have been included in the 2021 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 ...
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Tennessee’s New COVID-19 Legislation: Is It Retroactive and Constitutional?

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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Thirteen FMS Attorneys Named Top Attorneys by CityView Magazine

Thirteen FMS attorneys were named by Knoxville’s CityView Magazine as Top Attorneys in 2020 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 ...
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Tennessee Bar Journal Article Praises Deposition and Drafting Skills of FMS Attorneys

In an article appearing in the May, 2020 edition of the Tennessee Bar Journal, the Tennessee Bar Association’s monthly periodical, the author praises FMS attorneys for obtaining a critical (and memorable) admission (involving none other than American icon “Mickey Mouse”) in an opponent’s deposition and using that admission to defeat the opponent’s summary judgment upon appeal to the Tennessee Court ...
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Debra Fulton Selected for 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers List

Debra Fulton has all been honored by inclusion in the 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers. Debbie is top rated in Workers' Compensation in Knoxville, Tennessee. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer ...
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