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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-eight 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.

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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 4 lawyers.
Top-Listed in Knoxville, Tennessee in Labor Law - Management with 4 lawyers.
Top-Listed in Knoxville, Tennessee in Employment Law - Management with 4 lawyers.

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Clients

Alcoa Inc.;Auto Owners Ins.;Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Y-12, LLC; Blalock Companies; Bluegreen Corporation; Borden Dairy Company, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies;Citigroup Inc.;City of Lenoir City;City of Townsend; Collier Development Co.,Inc.;CROET; Functional Pathways,G4S Government Solutions, Inc.; General Motors Corporation;Grange Mutual Casusalty Co.;Helen Ross McNabb Center;Knoxville Utilities Corporation;Lenoir City Utilities Board;Lockheed Martin Corporation;Loudon County Government; Maryville College; National Healthcare of Oak Ridge;Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc.;Oak Ridge Associated Universities; Pro-2-Serve;Rohm and Haas,Inc.;Safeco Insurance;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

First Tennessee Plaza, Suite 2500
800 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37929
Phone: 865-525-5134
Fax: 865-522-5723
2 offices

Management

John E. WintersManaging Partner

Contacts

Thomas M. HaleBusiness
865-525-5134 ext. 126
Edward G. PhillipsEmployment
865-525-5134 ext. 125
John T. Johnson, Jr.Litigation
865-525-5134 ext. 111

Personnel

Partners: 18
Of Counsel: 3
Associates: 6
Other Lawyers: 1
Paralegals: 5
Non-Legal Employees: 26

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