Lewis R. Hagood - Arnett, Draper & Hagood

Lewis R. Hagood

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987

For over 40 years Mr. Hagood has focused his practice in areas of labor and employment discrimination, ERISA and civil litigation:; has extensive litigation experience in both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, having tried a myriad of cases, arbitrations and administrative proceedings arising under state/federal laws, including Title V11 of Civil Rights Act, ADEA, ADA, FSLA, OSHA,  ERISA,  NLRB,  FAA and OFCCP. In 1994 he was appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court as a member of the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners, served as Secretary from l994-2001 and President in 2002. For many years was a contributing editor for the ABA annual publication "The Developing Labor Law",has authored  various published articles in his field, including "Claims of Mental and Emotional; Damages in Employment Discrimination Cases"; "Employers Duty to Bargain Under NLRA"; The Role of the Judiciary in Labor Arbitration; and "A Brief History of the TBL and Standards for Admission in Tennessee".  Mr. Hagood the senior partner of his firm and practices full-time. He has served as an Arbitrator in numerous cases; trained and certified/approved as a Mediator by federal and state Courts;has been selected by the parties and/or appointed by the Courts to mediate cases under federal/state laws;and has successfully conducted hundreds of  mediations  overthe last 10-12 years.

East Tennessee State UniversityBS 1952University of Tennessee College of LawJ.D. 1963
Labor & Employment Section of ABA:TnBar AssnTn Board of Bar Examiners 12 yearsKnoxville Symphony Society

Office Location

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

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Individuals of the Knoxville Metro Area
Lewis R. Hagood has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Individuals
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Male