F. Michael Fitzpatrick - Arnett, Draper & Hagood

F. Michael Fitzpatrick

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Michael Fitzpatrick, a senior partner concentrating on civil litigation, has tried many cases in state and federal courts. Mr. Fitzpatrick's experience includes a variety of cases in medical, hospital and dental negligence; health care law; general product and drug liability; aviation law and business/commercial litigation. Practicing law since 1975, Mr. Fitzpatrick graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1974, and was nominated to the Order of the Coif, a legal scholastic honor society. Prior experience includes service in the United States Army as an intelligence unit commander with the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile) in the Republic of South Vietnam. Mr. Fitzpatrick is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Tennessee, the Sixth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Fitzpatrick is a member of the American, Tennessee and Knoxville Bar Associations, as well as the International Association of Defense Counsel, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, American Inns of Court, and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

Tennessee Technological UniversityBA 1969University of TennesseeJ.D. 1974
Knoxville Bar AssociationTennessee Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationInternational Association of Defense CounselFederation of Defense and Corporate CounselTennessee Defense Lawyers AssociationMaster of the BenchHamilton S. Burnett ChapterAmerican Inns of CourtLt., U.S. Army

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

Office Location

First Tennessee Plaza, Suite 2300
P.O. Box 300
Knoxville, TN 37901-0300
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants of the Knoxville Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Health Care Law of the Knoxville Metro Area
F. Michael Fitzpatrick has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!F. Michael Fitzpatrick has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Health Care Law (Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury)
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Other Information

Race: Caucasian
Gender: Male