Best Law FirmBest Law Firm 2016

The firm of Kramer Rayson LLP was established in 1948 by the late Russell Reed Kramer. The firm engages in the general practice of law with the majority of its work consisting of representation of businesses in employment, health law, tax and contractual matters, the representation of individuals in tax, estate, and trust matters, and the defense or prosecution of civil claims. The firm handles both litigation and transactional matters.

Kramer Rayson LLP has twenty-seven lawyers who are graduates of law schools around the country, including the University of Tennessee,the University of Memphis, Vanderbilt University, the University of Arkansas, Seattle University, Southern Methodist University and the College of William and Mary.

The firm encourages its members to become involved in activities outside the practice of law. The attorneys have served on many local boards, including such institutions as the Knoxville Museum of Art and The University of Tennessee. In addition, firm members are actively involved in state and local bar associations and otherwise participate in numerous charitable and educational entities and activities.

The firm has offices in Knoxville and Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The Knoxville office is located on the twenty-fifth and twenty-sixth floors of the First Tennessee Plaza. The firm's Oak Ridge office is located at 105 Donner Drive, Suite A.

Main Location

800 South Gay Street, Suite 2500
P.O. Box 629
Knoxville, TN 37901
Phone: 865-525-5134
2 offices

Firm Attorneys

View by Practice Area
Warren L. Gooch Warren L. Gooch Kramer Rayson LLP
Practicing in: Health Care Law | Government Relations Practice | Administrative / Regulatory Law
Practicing in: Health Care Law | Government Relations Practice | Administrative / Regulatory Law

    We make every effort to keep these databases accurately updated, but please read the terms and conditions under which the information is provided by bestlawyers.com. The fact that a lawyer has been voted by his or her peers into Best Lawyers in a legal practice area does not signify that the lawyer has been certified by a state board of legal specialization in that practice area or specialty. A listing in Best Lawyers does not guarantee a desired legal result.


    Leaders

    Betsy J. Beck Management Committee
    Betsy J. Beck
    Management Committee
    John E. Winters Managing Partner
    John E. Winters
    Managing Partner
    Robert L. Bowman Management Committee
    Robert L. Bowman
    Management Committee
    Thomas M. Hale Management Committee
    Thomas M. Hale
    Management Committee

    Achievements

    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Insurance Law with 3 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Litigation - Labor and Employment with 3 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Labor Law - Management with 3 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Employment Law - Management with 3 lawyers.

    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Insurance Law with 3 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Litigation - Labor and Employment with 3 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Labor Law - Management with 3 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Knoxville, Tennessee in Employment Law - Management with 3 lawyers.

    Clients

    Alcoa Inc.;Auto Owners Ins.; BWXT Y-12, LLC; Blalock Companies; Bluegreen Corporation; Borden Dairy Company; Centerra Group, LLC; Chubb Group of Insurance Companies;Citigroup Inc.;City of Lenoir City;City of Townsend; Collier Development Co.,Inc.; Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC; Dow Chemical Company; CROET; Functional Pathways,; General Motors Corporation;Grange Mutual Casusalty Co.;Helen Ross McNabb Center;Knoxville Utilities Board;Lenoir City Utilities Board;Lockheed Martin Corporation;Loudon County Government; Maryville College; National Healthcare of Oak Ridge;Oak Ridge Associated Universities; Pro-2-Serve; Spanish Fork Properties,Inc.; South College;St. Thomas Health Services;State Auto Insurance Co.;State Farm Insurance Co.;Stowers Machinery Coporation;Sunrise Community;Superior Steel,Inc.;Tennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance Co.;Tennova Healthcare;Town of Farragut;United States Cellular Corporation;UT Battelle,LLC;Vestal Manufacturing;Vulcan Construction Materials,LP;WESKEM,LLC

    Kramer Rayson LLP

    Main Location

    800 South Gay Street, Suite 2500
    P.O. Box 629
    Knoxville, TN 37901
    Phone: 865-525-5134
    2 offices

    Management

    Managing Partner

    Contacts

    Business
    865-525-5134 ext. 126
    Employment
    865-525-5134 ext. 125
    Litigation
    865-525-5134 ext. 111

    Personnel

    Partners: 18
    Of Counsel: 2
    Associates: 6
    Other Lawyers: 1
    Paralegals: 4
    Non-Legal Employees: 27

    Practice Areas

    Administrative / Regulatory Law
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Corporate Law
    Employment Law - Individuals
    Employment Law - Management
    Government Relations Practice
    Health Care Law
    Insurance Law
    Labor Law - Management
    Litigation - Labor and Employment
    Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
    Litigation - Municipal
    Litigation - Real Estate
    Litigation - Trusts and Estates
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
    Real Estate Law
    Trusts and Estates
    Workers' Compensation Law - Employers