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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

Richard Graves Published in DICTA

Richard Graves published an article in the Knoxville Bar Association's September 2017 DICTA publication (page 14) titled, "Form Over Substance." In the article, Richard discusses Knoxville's current endeavor to overhaul its existing zoning process dubbed "Recode Knoxville."

If you would like to speak to Richard Graves on this or any other matter, he may be reached at (865) 546-9321.