Cameron S. Hill , Sr. - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Cameron S. Hill , Sr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Cameron S. Hill is a trial attorney and shareholder in the Firm's Chattanooga office. While his experience is diverse, he focuses on construction, employment, ERISA, and general commercial litigation matters, trying cases to conclusion or decision through alternative dispute resolution.

Mr. Hill handles a variety of construction issues, including claims related to defects, delays, site conditions, change orders, liens, and other contract disputes. His employment law experience includes discrimination claims brought under various state and federal statutes and covenants not to compete. His ERISA and non-ERISA benefits practice includes claims related to long term disability, short term disability, and ERISA pension benefit disputes. He also represents clients involved in general commercial disputes.

While at Tulane Law School, Mr. Hill served as Managing Editor of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. From 1995 until 1997, he served as law clerk to Judge Curtis L. Collier, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Duke UniversityTulane Law SchoolJ.D. 1995
Tennessee, Chattanooga, Federal and American Bar Associations Association of General Contractors of East Tennessee National Electrical Contractors Association, East Tennessee Chapter

Case History

Representative Matters
  • Multiple successes in defending insurance companies' denials of long term disability benefits, both outright and on appeal.
  • Won breach of contract case for large national security corporation and secured recovery of more than $300,000 in attorneys' fees under prevailing party clause.
  • Successfully argued against claimant's recovery of attorneys' fees, saving insurance company more than $160,000.
  • Won appeal of business divorce litigation/breach of M&A buy-out contract and recovered client over $350,000 in attorneys' fees.
  • Successfully defended insurance company in accidental death case involving claimant's operation of motor vehicle while intoxicated.
  • Successfully prosecuted union trust fund's claims against contractor for failure to pay fringe benefits and recovery of attorneys' fees and sanctions, totaling more than $1.6 million.

Office Location

1900 Republic Centre
633 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN 37450
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Chattanooga Metro Area
Cameron S. Hill, Sr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Construction Law
Litigation - Construction