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Since its founding in 1954, Arnett, Draper & Hagood has attributed its success to the “three I’s”: integrity, intelligence and industry. While our society and the practice of law have certainly changed and evolved during the course of the firm’s history, the firm's belief that integrity is the most important characteristic of a good lawyer has not. Additionally the longevity of Arnett, Draper & Hagood and the achievements of its lawyers, both past and present, are a testament to the firm's continued focus on the intelligence and industry necessary to effectively and successfully address the needs of its clients.   The litigation skill and experience of the firm’s lawyers is broad. The firm’s attorneys conduct trial practice in matters including aviation law, commercial, corporate law, drug and medical device and hospital law, employment discrimination and employment law, ERISA law, estate law, insurance law, labor law, medical and professional malpractice law, personal injury law, products liability law, wills and trusts law, workers’ compensation law and wrongful death law. The philosophy of Arnett, Draper & Hagood is to strive to become partners with our clients, and service to clients and to the profession of law is the reason for the existence of the law firm of Arnett, Draper & Hagood.

Contact Information

First Tennessee Plaza, Suite 2300
P.O. Box 300
Knoxville, TN 37901-0300
Phone: 865-546-7000

Firm Attorneys

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Lewis R. Hagood Lewis R. Hagood Arnett, Draper & Hagood
Practicing in: Mediation
Practicing in: Mediation

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    Leaders


    Achievements

    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Health Care Law with 3 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 3 lawyers.

    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Health Care Law with 3 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 3 lawyers.

    Clients

    Covenant Health Systems
    Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center
    National Healthcare Corporation
    Shoney's of Knoxville
    Sea Ray Division of Brunswick Corporation
    Thermocopy of Tennesse, Inc.
    Vinylex Corporation

    Client Comments

    "Mr. Fitzpatrick is a valued and responsive legal resource of high integrity with whom we have a longstanding professional (attorney-client) relationship."
    - Wayne Oliff
    National Healthcare Corporation
    "Rick Powers is a great trial attorney."
    "William Simms is knowledgeable and responsive to our needs and requests. He is great with our flash losses."
    - Mickie Grove
    Carolina Casualty Insurance Company
    "William Simms is knowledgeable and responsive to our needs and requests. He is great with our flash losses."
    - Mickie Grove
    Carolina Casualty Insurance Company
    "I found Mr. Simms to be extremely professional and his advice to be exactly what we needed to conclude the cases."
    "Mr. Fitzpatrick is a valued and responsive legal resource of high integrity with whom we have a longstanding professional (attorney-client) relationship."
    - Wayne Oliff
    National Healthcare Corporation
    "Rick Powers is a great trial attorney."
    "William Simms is knowledgeable and responsive to our needs and requests. He is great with our flash losses."
    - Mickie Grove
    Carolina Casualty Insurance Company
    "William Simms is knowledgeable and responsive to our needs and requests. He is great with our flash losses."
    - Mickie Grove
    Carolina Casualty Insurance Company

    Arnett, Draper & Hagood

    Contact Information

    First Tennessee Plaza, Suite 2300
    P.O. Box 300
    Knoxville, TN 37901-0300
    Phone: 865-546-7000

    Management

    Managing Partner
    Managing Partner
    Managing Partner
    Managing Partner

    Contacts

    Law Firm Administrator
    865-546-7000

    Personnel

    Partners: 8
    Of Counsel: 2
    Associates: 6
    Paralegals: 4
    Non-Legal Employees: 12

    Practice Areas

    Arbitration
    Employment Law - Individuals
    Employment Law - Management
    Health Care Law
    Labor Law - Management
    Litigation - Labor and Employment
    Mediation
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants